[mythtv-users] HDHomerun Prime - Some Comcast Extended Basic Record, Not Others

Mache Creeger mache at creeger.com
Sun Mar 25 23:55:26 UTC 2012

$ hdhomerun_config discover
hdhomerun device 1313ED16 found at 192.168.1.XY
hdhomerun device 1017E6CB found at 192.168.1.AB
$ hdhomerun_config 1313ED16 set /tuner0/vchannel 49
$ hdhomerun_config 1313ED16 get /tuner0/vstatus
vch=49 name=AMC auth=unspecified cci=none cgms=none

HDHomeRun Prime Log

19700101-00:00:00 System: reset reason = power on
19700101-00:00:01 CableCARD: M-CARD inserted
19700101-00:00:03 System: network link 1000f
19700101-00:00:03 System: ip address obtained: 192.168.1.XY /
19700101-00:00:05 CableCARD: Motorola card (0000:0QRS)
19700101-00:00:05 CableCARD: authentication status: authentication in progress
19700101-00:00:05 CableCARD: authentication status: authentication 
success, activation success
20120325-21:58:53 CableCARD: time changed from Thu Jan 01 00:01:59 
1970 to Sun Mar 25 21:58:53 2012

CableCARD Status
Card Manufacturer       Motorola
Card Authentication     success
Card Activation success
3DES encryption supported
OOB Frequency   75.250 MHz
OOB Lock        2.048 Mbps
Signal Strength 97% (-1.3 dBmV)
Signal Quality  100% (38.1 dB)
Channel List    cablecard-oob

At 04:36 PM 3/25/2012, Mike Chinander wrote:
>On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 4:09 PM, Mache Creeger 
><<mailto:mache at creeger.com>mache at creeger.com> wrote:
>Now, when I try to record some Extended Basic channels like USA-W or 
>FOOD off of the HDHomeRun Prime, the recording starts but no bits 
>get written to my backend store. No error messages that I can find 
>get logged. Other Extended Basic encrypted channels like HISTORY 
>record just fine. All clear QAM recordings from the HDHomeRun work 
>fine as before.
>I am dead in the water and at a loss as to how to proceed to resolve 
>this. Any ideas?
>Can you check the vstatus on those channels that aren't recording. e.g.,
>mike$ hdhomerun_config discover
>hdhomerun device 201131C8 found at
>mike$ hdhomerun_config 201131C8 set /tuner0/vchannel 181
>mike$ hdhomerun_config 201131C8 get /tuner0/vstatus
>vch=181 name=Food Network HD auth=subscribed cci=unrestricted cgms=n/a
>Also, you can point your browser to the ip address of your Prime and 
>look at the log to make sure everything looks correct on the Prime, 
>independent of MythTV.
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