[mythtv-users] Cable card

Steve Greene sgreene820 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 16:43:27 UTC 2021

That makes sense, since the old tuner was on a secondary backend that was
always dropping out at the drop of a hat, sometimes even if I changed
channels too quickly! I suspect the router.


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On Fri, Apr 9, 2021 at 12:31 PM Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4/9/21 11:57 AM, Steve Greene wrote:
> > I had a problem with compiling the drivers to the orphan cablecard
> > tuner, the Ceton Infinitv 4 PCI-E. I'm going to replace it with a
> > Hauppauge WinTV DCR-2650, which is essentially an HDHomeRun. I've
> > notice my older recordings created with the Ceton no longer play
> > without the tuner present. Is there a way to fix this in the database?
> > Why does playback of an existing recording rely on the presence of the
> > tuner that created it, anyway?
> >
> I don't think the lack of that tuner is causing your problem. Playback
> of recordings does not need to access the tuner. Probably something else
> is happening. Perhaps the backend is failing to start because of the
> missing tuner? What error are you getting when trying to play?
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