[linux-dvb] Fusion5 Lite: cannot change channels in analog TV

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Mon Jan 30 19:49:34 CET 2006

mikepolniak wrote:

>Running mythtv and watching TV on start-up channel and then attempting to change
>channel does not work and then shows "return to menu" and gives these errors: 
>2006-01-30 13:10:22.053 NVP: Prebuffer wait timed out 10 times.
>2006-01-30 13:10:23.403 NVP: Prebuffer wait timed out 10 times.
>2006-01-30 13:10:23.701 ReadStringList timeout (quick).
>2006-01-30 13:10:23.701 RemoteEncoder::SendReceiveStringList(): No
>2006-01-30 13:10:23.702 NVP, Error: Unknown error, exiting decoder
>2006-01-30 13:10:23.706 LiveTVChain(live-DFI-1-2006-01-30T13:09:22):
>SwitchTo() not switching to current
>2006-01-30 13:10:32.152 TV: Attempting to change from WatchingLiveTV to
>2006-01-30 13:10:32.164 WriteStringList: Bad socket
>2006-01-30 13:10:32.164 ReadStringList: Bad socket
>2006-01-30 13:10:32.164 RemoteEncoder::SendReceiveStringList(): No
>2006-01-30 13:10:32.174 TV: Changing from WatchingLiveTV to None
>But changing analog TV channels works with tvtime.
We can't really help you with mythtv specific problems here... There is 
a mythtv-users mailing list for that, somewhere.

In the meantime, you can test your digital tuner capability using the 
instructions located here:

(soon to be moved to the wiki)


I hope this helps, and if it doesnt, please seek the mythtv-users 
mailing list.


Michael Krufky

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