TV client randomly fails to switch channel (1 Viewer)


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July 11, 2005
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Sweden Sweden

I am using MP 1.2.3. My problem is that when I watch tv, it workes fine but after a couple of channel changing, MP fails to view the new channel. It doesn't matter wich channel I try to switch to. The screen becomes black and after a long time the message "Unable to start timeshifting" (translation id 1500) shows.

I have tracked down the problem to the tv-server. In the logs it says:
2012-11-04 10:10:43.526826 [(57)]: WaitForPMT: Waiting for PMT 133
2012-11-04 10:11:03.526970 [(57)]: WaitForPMT: Timed out waiting for PMT after 20,0001439 seconds. Increase the PMT timeout value?

I have increased the PMT timeout from 10 seconds to 20 seconds with no luck.
And the same channel works fine if I restart MP and try again.

I suspect that maybe my Firedtv-card is not working as it should.
I have turned off EPG-grabbing from the card also, to rule that out.

This has happend with two different computers, so I don't think the database is messed up...

Any idea?

My setup:
CPU: Intel Core I7 3770K
Memory: 16 GB
Storage: 120 GB SSD and 2 TB 5900 rpm (where I store timeshift and recordings)
TV-Card: FireDTV DVB-C floppy with CI and CAM
OS: Windows 7 Professional SP1
MP: MediaPortal 1.2.3 Final
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