[mythtv-users] Channel change failed error

Harry Devine lifter89 at comcast.net
Tue Nov 22 18:03:44 UTC 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
To: "Discussion about MythTV" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 12:54 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Channel change failed error

> On 11/22/2011 11:14 AM, Harry Devine wrote:
>> I had to swap out my STB for a new one last week, and now when my
>> HD-PVR tries to change channels, I get an error in my mythbackend.log
>> file that says "channel change failed".  I used to use mythchanger on
>> the old box, but that won't work anymore since the new STB (a Pace
>> RNG110 I believe) isn't supported by it.
>> I can run 6200ch from a command line so I know the firewire changing
>> will work.  I tried taking out the command from the HD-PVR Input
>> Connection but I still get that error (in other words, I have nothing
>> for External channel change for the HD-PVR now).  I assumed that the
>> internal changer would be used then.  If I need to put a command in
>> there for 6200ch, do I need any other parameters?
> The internal firewire channel changer can only be used with non-firewire
> capture with unstable/development code--and even then, you have to ask
> for it (the "Internal" changer).
> Mike
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Gotcha.  Well, when I took out the command line for mythchanger, I replaced 
it with "/usr/bin/6200ch" and that didn't work, so I took that out and left 
it blank, which also didn't work.  So, what would the proper command line be 
to use 6200ch?


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