[mythtv] Ticket #11520: Active EIT scanning will stop working if program not found in PAT

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 22:50:42 UTC 2013

On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Torbjörn Jansson <
torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se> wrote:

> > Being in the US, I use schedulesdirect, so I don't have any experience
> > with EIT.  That being said, I have setup a box with a HDHomeRun/ATSC
> > and EIT enabled.  Any tips on what I could possibly do to reproduce the
> > problem?
> >
> > John
> In my case when i have tested eit, sometimes eit collection is never
> started
> (you need to wait a minimum of 5-10 minutes or so until it starts) and
> sometimes it starts right away.
> I have a backend log with -v eit saved from my dev box with this error if
> that helps.
> The log is pretty clean from other stuff since it is a dev box.
> I haven’t restarted the backend yet so it still is stuck since a day or two
> ago.
> But I guess you also need to reproduce it to see where the problem is.
> Perhaps I can connect gdb to the running instance and make some backtraces?
> Note that I have a few minor additions in the eit fixup on my dev box since
> I was working on a new guide fixup.
> But don’t think those should be the cause of this problem.

If I understand the problem correctly -- that if tuning fails, it never
tries to do an EIT scan again -- then the attached patch should fix the
problem.  If anyone is able to test this patch and report success, I will
try and get it into 0.27.

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