[mythtv-users] HDHome Run OTA Live TV "times out"

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 21:20:04 UTC 2017

Hoi Steven,

Monday, March 13, 2017, 9:53:43 PM, you wrote:

> the MythTV system I built for my parents has been working great for
> the last year with no major issues. the system is two HD-PVR's with
> cable boxes and a single HD Home run connected to an HDTV antenna for
> local OTA channels.

> Recently however my dad started to notice that if the two HD-PVR's are
> in use recording and they attempt to watch live TV Myth appears to
> time out and the frontend returns to the main menu.

> If one of the HD-PVR's is available and they go to live tv things work
> great, it uses the HD-PVR and live tv works. If while watching live tv
> with the HD-PVR they force a switch to the HD Home Run as a tuner then
> sometimes it switches successfully, but most of the time it does the
> same thing where it appears to time out and then return to the main
> menu.

> Recordings with the HD HomeRun appear to always work flawlessly.

> Does anyone have any thoughts as to what might be the issue with
> watching Live TV with the HDHR? My assumption is that it is timing out
> and perhaps just needs to wait a little longer, but I'm not sure if
> there is a user-setting for the delay it is willing to wait?
> Or is there some other issue that may be at play here that I should investigate?

> thanks!

Very possibly they the last time looked at LiveTV to a channel from
one of the HD-PVRs. Now that channel is the default. As I onderstand
the trick would be to go to the guide, select the channel from the HD
homerun they want to watch, open the menu and select "Watch this

Tot mails,
  Hika                            mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com

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