[mythtv-users] one master FE doesn't work with live tv, the other does

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 6 02:38:57 UTC 2011

On 09/05/2011 02:26 PM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> I have two FEs and a BE on master 7768ebc.  One of them works with live
> tv (to the extent of my previous message) but the other doesn't.  The
> one that doesn't work reports in it's log:
> 2011-09-05 13:57:02.427869 N  TV: Spawning LiveTV Recorder -- begin
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.431097 E  MythSocket(a313eb0:125): readStringList:
> Error, timed out after 7000 ms.
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.431155 E  RemoteEncoder::SendReceiveStringList(): No
> response.
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.431172 N  TV: Spawning LiveTV Recorder -- end
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.433101 E  GetEntryAt(-1) failed.
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.433111 E  It appears that your backend may be
> misconfigured.  Check your backend logs to determine whether your
> capture cards, lineups, channels, or storage configuration are reporting
> errors.  This issue is commonly caused by failing to complete all setup
> steps properly.  You may wish to review the documentation for mythtv-setup.
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.433201 E  EntryToProgram(0 at Wed Dec 31 19:00:00 1969)
> failed to get pginfo
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.433215 E  TV: HandleStateChange(): LiveTV not
> successfully started
> 2011-09-05 13:57:09.433251 E  TV: LiveTV not successfully started

Looks like your standard socket errors communicating over the Myth 
Protocol.  No idea how to fix them, but a lot of people seem to get 
them.  So, I'd guess your configuration is fine and the problem that the 
frontend is having is an inability to communicate with the backend.


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