[mythtv-users] Recorded program playing back different program than scheduled

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Sep 23 01:40:09 UTC 2011

On 09/22/2011 06:18 AM, David Watkins wrote:
>> Another regular timeslot recording is also recording the wrong channel and
>> some of the other schedules are working OK.  I have 2 tuners in the system
>> version 0.24.  Does anyone have any ideas how I should troubleshoot and fix?
> Look in the backend log is a good place to start.
> I have a similar problem where my backend tries to tune to the
> incorrect channel, but fails because that channel doesn't exist on the
> multiplex it's trying to use.  The backend appears to go to the
> correct multiplex but uses the wrong Programme Allocation Table (PAT)
> reference, belonging to a different channel on a different multiplex.
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/491913
> I assume that you're using DVB-T?  Are you using EIT for programme
> information or xmltv?
> I've just found out that:
> The failure has occurred on the same programme two weeks in a row(like you) .
> The incorrect channel (PAT reference)  appears to be random but (so
> far) always one that uses EIT for its programme data (I have a mix
> where some channels use EIT and some use xmltv).  I use EIT for radio
> and News channels and I rarely record from these.
> I'm running 0.25, what about you?
> My next step is to ramp up the detail in the backend log to see if I
> get any more information.

Have you guys tried rescanning your channels?  Sounds like the 
broadcasts have changed since you scanned.


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