[mythtv-users] Ubuntu 18.04.1 & MythTV v29.1 recording failures

Andy Smith hastymind at googlemail.com
Wed Sep 26 18:41:59 UTC 2018

On Wed, 26 Sep 2018 at 11:01, Mike Bibbings <mike.bibbings at gmail.com> wrote:
> The "sometimes" I mentioned is maybe once or twice per day, some days
> nothing, for  cx23885 0000:05:00.0: dma in progress detected 0x00000001
> 0x00000001, clearing messages
> How are you getting your guide data, if  EIT is enabled the following
> may reduce how often you get the messages - these are the setting I use
> for Freeview in UK with my QuadHD card :
> In mythtv-setup> Capture Cards (make sure mythtv-backend is stopped
> first i.e. sudo systemctl stop mythtv-backend)
> For each Capture set
> Signal timeout (ms) to 7000
> Tuning timeout (ms) to 10000
> Open DVB card on demand is unticked
> Use DVB card for active EIT scan is only ticked on ONE capture card,
> unticked on all the others that use the same Video Source.
> Note if you use Live TV with UK Freeview you may sometimes get tuning
> failures, no audio  or even lockup of the mythfrontend, I have reported
> a couple of bugs in this area see:
> https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/13292    LiveTV Channel Switching -
> DVB-T/T2 UK Freeview
> https://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/13319   mythfrontend hangs when
> exiting LiveTV from an Audio only DVB channel

Yes I do use Freeview and EIT, your settings all look very sensible, I
have adopted them here, I'll see how I get on with that before
juggling the pci cards.

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