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Title: [SOLVED] "Channel could not be opened." error when setting up
Post by: DaveQB on March 21, 2018, 02:44:51 PM
Hi,

Following the setup guides for MythTV, I am presented with this error dialogue when I proceed to scan channels.

Mythbuntu
Ubuntu version 12.04
MythTV version 0.25

Thanks

Title: Re: [SOLVED] "Channel could not be opened." error when setting up
Post by: DaveQB on March 21, 2018, 03:05:00 PM
The issue was mythtv-backend daemon hadn't been stopped. The GUI asked me to stop it and I agreed, but looking in the porocess list, it was still running. I found this by looking at the mythtv-setup.log and seeing:

E CoreContext dvbchannel.cpp:232 (Open) DVBChan(1:/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0): Failed to open DVB frontend device due to fatal error or too many attempts.