[mythtv-users] Channel tuning broken in 0.24

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu May 31 07:53:44 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 05/31/2012 12:53 AM, Michael Watson wrote:
>> On 31/05/2012 11:45 AM, Igor Cicimov wrote:
>>> I noticed that after upgrade to Mythtv 0.24 the channel tuning is awful.
>>> I'm using Leadtek DVB-T DTV2000H (using the digital receiver only) and the
>>> card was working fine for years on 0.20 and later for couple of months on
>>> 0.23-fixes. After upgrade to 0.24-fixes it can't scan half of the DVB-T
>>> channels in Sydney and recording on it is practically impossible. The distro
>>> is Mythbuntu 10.04 with the latest kernel from the repo (which I think is
>>> 2.6.35 but not sure I'm not at home now to check).
>>> What has changed in Mythtv to affect this card so badly? Anything I can
>>> do to improve the performance? And yes, I tried deleting all the
>>> cards,inputs,sources etc in the backend and recreating again but no changes.
>>> Or maybe the kernel driver cx88xx in the latest kernels does not play good
>>> with this card any more?
>>> Before rolling back to 0.23 I'll try to check the card performance
>>> outside Mythtv. In meantime, any suggestions to solve this highly
>>> appreciated.
>> I had to increase the Tuning Timeout.  3000ms seemed to work well for me
>> in Melbourne.
> Good advice.  I highly recommend a minimum of 3000ms/5500ms for tuning and
> signal timeouts.

should the default be changed then?

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