[mythtv-users] HDHomerun Connect: "idle" tuner keep streaming

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 24 12:25:24 UTC 2017

On 09/23/2017 04:32 AM, Janusz S. Bień wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 09 2017 at  7:10 CEST, jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl writes:
>> Hi!
>> After the end of MythTV recording, when WebFrontend shows that none of
>> the encoders is recording, the tuner keep streaming to port 47224 of my
>> PC.
>> When I try to stop this from the command line with
>>       hdhomerun_config  <id> set /tuner0/channel none
>> it stops (the LED goes off), but after some time it starts again streaming.
>>       hdhomerun_config  <id> get /tuner0/status
>> reports however tuning to a different channel.
>> I will appreciate your comments and suggestions, as the situation is
>> rather annoying.
> I reported the problem on the SiliconDust forum
> https://forum.silicondust.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=113&t=66337
> and got a suggestion that the culprit is the retrieval of EIT
> information by MythTV.

You also got told the same thing here...

>    This doesn't seem probable to me

Based on what?  You've specifically said you're running EIT.  MythTV has 
to tune channels to be able to get the listings data they're sending in 
their signal.


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