[mythtv-users] Channel-change weirdness

faginbagin helen.buus at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 15:26:15 UTC 2022

On 11/28/2022 1:39 AM, Bob Sully wrote:
> Greetings!
> I have noticed recently (within the past week) that Myth does not 
> correctly change channels on the STB when using either the HD-PVR OR 
> the HDHR/CableCard tuner.
> In both cases, it records whatever is on Channel 1 no matter which 
> channel it is supposed to select.  The STB does indeed display channel 1.
> However, if I do it manually from the CLI, e.g.:
> [rcs at vader: ~]$ mythchanger -g 0x105611fffe5afd87 -f 7 -c 400
> it works fine, and tunes the selected channel.  This is the exact same 
> syntax as is specified in mythtv-setup for the HD-PVR.   I have no 
> clue why it does this also when using the HDHR.
> I doubt that it's the STB, since it works when I run the changer manually.
> Any ideas?
> Much appreciated.
> Bob
> -- 
> *__________________________________*
> *Bob Sully*
Maybe double check that the user who is running mythbackend, e.g. 
mythtv?, can still run the command without error and write to any logs. 
Does the backend run it with the full path name? If not, are you sure it 
is still in their PATH?
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