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

Rob Verduijn rob.verduijn at gmail.com
Thu Nov 22 13:37:51 UTC 2012

2012/11/22 Rob Verduijn <rob.verduijn at gmail.com>:
> 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.
> Rob

btw using opensuse 12.2 x86_64 on my front and backend.


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