[mythtv-users] DVB-S2 scan fails (0.29)

UB40D ub40dd at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 24 11:11:27 UTC 2017

On 24 December 2017 at 11:05, Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 24/12/17 11:53, UB40D wrote:
> > It looks like I'm not quite at the end of my troubles.
> > I came back to the box only to find "X Could not connect to master
> > backend". Damn.
> This is a drive-by post (too long a thread for me to read - sorry).

Thanks for chipping in all the same.

> Have you set a proxy by any chance?

Not that I know of. A proxy for what?

> If so I suggest disabling it.
> Check by logging in as the user that runs the frontend (typically
> mythtv), and executing
>         set | grep proxy

This yields the following, which says nothing to me. I' d be surprised if I
were running a proxy but does the check say yes or no to you?

 $ set | grep proxy
    opts="--help --version --update --ignore-errors --abort-on-error
--dump-user-agent --list-extractors --extractor-descriptions
--force-generic-extractor --default-search --ignore-config --flat-playlist
--no-color --proxy --socket-timeout --source-address --force-ipv4
--force-ipv6 --cn-verification-proxy --playlist-start --playlist-end
--playlist-items --match-title --reject-title --max-downloads
--min-filesize --max-filesize --date --datebefore --dateafter --min-views
--max-views --match-filter --no-playlist --yes-playlist --age-limit
--download-archive --include-ads --rate-limit --retries --buffer-size
--no-resize-buffer --test --playlist-reverse --xattr-set-filesize
--hls-prefer-native --hls-use-mpegts --external-downloader
--external-downloader-args --batch-file --id --output --autonumber-size
--restrict-filenames --auto-number --title --literal --no-overwrites
--continue --no-continue --no-part --no-mtime --write-description
--write-info-json --write-annotations --load-info --cookies --cache-dir
--no-cache-dir --rm-cache-dir --write-thumbnail --write-all-thumbnails
--list-thumbnails --quiet --no-warnings --simulate --skip-download
--get-url --get-title --get-id --get-thumbnail --get-description
--get-duration --get-filename --get-format --dump-json --dump-single-json
--print-json --newline --no-progress --console-title --verbose --dump-pages
--write-pages --youtube-print-sig-code --print-traffic --call-home
--no-call-home --encoding --no-check-certificate --prefer-insecure
--user-agent --referer --add-header --bidi-workaround --sleep-interval
--format --all-formats --prefer-free-formats --list-formats
--youtube-include-dash-manifest --youtube-skip-dash-manifest
--merge-output-format --write-sub --write-auto-sub --all-subs --list-subs
--sub-format --sub-lang --username --password --twofactor --netrc
--video-password --extract-audio --audio-format --audio-quality
--recode-video --postprocessor-args --keep-video --no-post-overwrites
--embed-subs --embed-thumbnail --add-metadata --metadata-from-title
--xattrs --fixup --prefer-avconv --prefer-ffmpeg --ffmpeg-location --exec

> There is a long-standing bug in QT (or in the way that mythtv uses QT -
> I'm not sure) which causes mythtv to try and funnel the myth protocol
> through the proxy, which of course doesn't work very well.
It does not sound like that that's the cause of my current problems, but
thanks for the warning.
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