[mythtv-users] mythtv 0.26 - cannot play live TV on PVR250

Rob Verduijn rob.verduijn at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 13:36:50 UTC 2012

2012/11/22 Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>:
> On 21/11/12 23:15, Matt S. wrote:
>> Although, I'm wondering if it has more to do with kernel version that
>> mythtv version - or possibly a combination of the two.  I could watch
>> live tv just fine for a few weeks after upgrading to 0.26, then I
>> upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.2 I believe) to Ubuntu 12.10,
>> (kernel 3.5).  After this, I get basically the same symptoms - my
>> analog tuners (PVR-500) completely hang mythfrontend either directly
>> before showing video, or directly after.  Recordings work just fine.
>> For folks that are experiencing this issue, can you please let me know
>> what version of the kernel you are running and if you recently
>> upgraded your distro/kernel?  Hopefully we can help track down the
>> root cause so the devs can focus on the right fix.
>> See http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/11229 for more details...
>> I've brought this to the attention of the devs, but I'm wondering how
>> prevalent this issue is - I've basically not been able to use live tv
>> for the last 3 weeks or so because MythTV wants to start on my analog
>> tuners, so I don't even have the option of tuning to a non-analog
>> channel.
> That's an easy (ish) one to solve. Stop mythbackend and start mythtv-setup.
> Delete /all/ your tuners and add them again, but selecting first the ones
> that work. You don't have to recreate sources or anything like that, though
> you might have to relink tuners to sources.
> That way, when you next start the backend, it will find a usable tuner
> first.
> --
> Mike Perkins
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I deleted my tuners.
Added them again
connected the sources
didn't help
Tried it again
Still didn't help, no livetv.

Downgraded to 0.25-2
Livetv was still gone
deleted the tuners
Added tuners.
connected the sources.
Livetv was back.

I'm pretty sure it's a 0.26 thingy.


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