Call for Testers: MythTV 0.22 (Trial 2)

Bernhard Froehlich decke at bluelife.at
Mon Nov 23 20:16:57 UTC 2009


On Mon, November 23, 2009 7:48 pm, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Nov 2009 12:45:03 +0100 (CET)
> Bernhard Froehlich <decke at bluelife.at> wrote:
>
>> There were some problems with the first call for testers but that
>> compile problems should be fixed now and x11 and ivtv should be
>> working.
>
> I donwloaded the new cft, and did a clean make install.
>
> Ok, I can now watch recordings that I did previously (with the first
> 0.22 cft) - this is good.
> But when I try to "watch TV", it just stays on the "please wait" screen
> a bit, and thenm returns to the menu.
> In /var/log/mythbackend.log I see this:
> 2009-11-23 19:23:21.478 TVRec(2): Changing from None to Watching
> WatchingLiveTV
> 2009-11-23 19:23:21.485 TVRec(2): HW Tuner: 2->2
> 2009-11-23 19:23:21.702 TVRec(2) Error: Need MPEG recorder, but compiled
> without MPEG support!
> 2009-11-23 19:23:21.704 TVRec(2) Error: Failed to start recorder!
> 				  Tuning request was Program(no) channel(1) input(Tuner 0)
> flags(LiveTV,)
>
> 2009-11-23 19:23:21.711 Finished recording Dagsrevyen: channel 1
> 2009-11-23 19:23:21.714 TVRec(2): Changing from Watching WatchingLiveTV to
> None
>
> mythfrontend -w -v record' doesn't say anything about missing mpeg:
> 2009-11-23 19:34:28.537 TV: Attempting to change from None to Watching
> WatchingLiveTV
> 2009-11-23 19:34:28.539 MythContext: Connecting to backend server:
> 10.1.150.8:6543 (try 1 of 1)
> 2009-11-23 19:34:28.540 Using protocol version 50
> 2009-11-23 19:34:28.543 Spawning LiveTV Recorder -- begin
> 2009-11-23 19:34:28.780 Spawning LiveTV Recorder -- end
> 2009-11-23 19:34:28.794 We have a
> playbackURL(/d3/mythtv/video/1_20091123193428.mpg) & cardtype(MPEG)
> 2009-11-23 19:34:35.295 RingBuf(/d3/mythtv/video/1_20091123193428.mpg):
> Invalid file (fd -1) when opening '/d3/mythtv/video/1_20091123193428.mpg'.
> 2009-11-23 19:34:35.296 We have a RingBuffer
> 2009-11-23 19:35:15.349 TV Error: StartRecorder() -- timed out waiting for
> recorder to start
> 2009-11-23 19:35:15.349 TV Error: LiveTV not successfully started
> 2009-11-23 19:35:15.353 ScreenSaverX11Private: DPMS Deactivated 1
> 2009-11-23 19:35:15.354 ScreenSaverX11Private: DPMS Reactivated 1
>
> But it makes sense, the frontend doesn't have a recording device
> (PVR-350).
> Anyway, config.ep is attached.
>

I've had a quick look at the code and this message is from SetupRecorder
in libs/libmythtv/tv_rec.cpp and is only displayed when ivtv was not
enabled correctly. But your config has IVTV enabled so there is something
wrong.

You could try to remove the ifdef USING_IVTV and endif in tv_rec.cpp at
around line 989 and see if it helps. I'll try to have a look at it.

-- 
Bernhard Fröhlich
http://www.bluelife.at/



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