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  # 343639 21-Jun-2010 09:07
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For the first time ever my Mediaportal TV Server rebooted this morning.  What I can only put it down to was that I was recording the All Whites game and had forgotten that I had the EPG Grabber scheduled for 2:00am as well.

Will it ever be possible to only grab on available cards (I have 2 in the machine)? 

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  # 343645 21-Jun-2010 09:26
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I saw the new version at half time in the game and tried but both my tuners were busy (Sat on SBS and DTT on TVNZ) no reboot, just errored out saying no cards available.

I guess setting it up to run use card 2 will result in more frequent success but how often do you really record something at 2 am?




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  # 343652 21-Jun-2010 09:40
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thekiwi: For the first time ever my Mediaportal TV Server rebooted this morning. ?What I can only put it down to was that I was recording the All Whites game and had forgotten that I had the EPG Grabber scheduled for 2:00am as well.

Will it ever be possible to only grab on available cards (I have 2 in the machine)??

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  # 343653 21-Jun-2010 09:40
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thekiwi: For the first time ever my Mediaportal TV Server rebooted this morning. ?What I can only put it down to was that I was recording the All Whites game and had forgotten that I had the EPG Grabber scheduled for 2:00am as well.

Will it ever be possible to only grab on available cards (I have 2 in the machine)??

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  # 343654 21-Jun-2010 09:42
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thekiwi: For the first time ever my Mediaportal TV Server rebooted this morning.  What I can only put it down to was that I was recording the All Whites game and had forgotten that I had the EPG Grabber scheduled for 2:00am as well.

Will it ever be possible to only grab on available cards (I have 2 in the machine)? 


It should pick up the first available tuner - do you use a Tuner parameter?

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  # 343656 21-Jun-2010 09:50
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SJB:
thekiwi: For the first time ever my Mediaportal TV Server rebooted this morning.  What I can only put it down to was that I was recording the All Whites game and had forgotten that I had the EPG Grabber scheduled for 2:00am as well.

Will it ever be possible to only grab on available cards (I have 2 in the machine)? 


It should pick up the first available tuner - do you use a Tuner parameter?


Nope ... that line is commented out in the MHeg.ini I use. 

At the moment I cant find anything in the logs for Mediaportal or 4therecord to show why it suddenly stopped and rebooted at 2:00am.

Windows System Event Log only shows:
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xffffff74, 0x00000000, 0xf7010c10, 0x00000000).  

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  # 343657 21-Jun-2010 09:52
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andemat: Is it possible to implement diseqc support? Or any tips on how to control a diseqc swith before running epg collector on windows?


It may be possible, I'll take a look. We use some Microsoft software (DirectShow) to access the tuner so that would need to implement it and I don' remember seeing anthing about it.

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  # 343662 21-Jun-2010 09:57
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SJB:
thekiwi: For the first time ever my Mediaportal TV Server rebooted this morning.  What I can only put it down to was that I was recording the All Whites game and had forgotten that I had the EPG Grabber scheduled for 2:00am as well.

Will it ever be possible to only grab on available cards (I have 2 in the machine)? 


It should pick up the first available tuner - do you use a Tuner parameter?


Nope ... that line is commented out in the MHeg.ini I use. 

At the moment I cant find anything in the logs for Mediaportal or 4therecord to show why it suddenly stopped and rebooted at 2:00am.

Windows System Event Log only shows:
The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck.  The bugcheck was: 0x10000050 (0xffffff74, 0x00000000, 0xf7010c10, 0x00000000).  


PM me one of your Collector logs. Maybe I can spot the reason it's not using the other tuner.

Unfortunately I only have a single tuner. My partner giggles could test multiple tuners but he's awol at the moment.

I'll see if one of the guys I've been testing OpenTV with in Oz can try it.

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  # 343670 21-Jun-2010 10:16
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....back online. Feel free to PM me the log too. I have dual DVB-T running MP1.3RC so should be able to reproduce.

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  # 343676 21-Jun-2010 10:20
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In my testing EPG collector did occasionally choose the Nova T500 over The HVR2200, with no problems with GBpvr 1.3.7 doing two simultaneous recordings at the same time on different tuners. That worked perfectly for multiple EPG runs on the two available tuners out of four. I saw no difference between either card for EPG collection.
It did seam to favour the HVR2200 more than the T500, but so do I.



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  # 343885 21-Jun-2010 18:53
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How long does the failed to acquire signal go for?
Seems to have been looping for a good 20 loops so far...

Killing the process doesn't free the card correctly which means restart :(




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  # 343908 21-Jun-2010 19:36
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I just tried it and that's a fault.

It should try 3 times.

We are going to do a minor upgrade next week that adds station logos to the xmltv file among other things.

Fix will be in then.

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  # 343935 21-Jun-2010 20:43
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No probs, read the readme (funny that) and noticed Q will kill it not Ctrl-C.
So that works fine.




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  # 344032 22-Jun-2010 08:26
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Hi guys, just downloaded the latest version to my pc and now get this error when trying to run it


Unhandled Exception: System.MissingMethodException: Method not found: 'Boolean D
omainObjects.TuningFrequency.get_HasMHEG5Frequency()'.
   at EPGCollector.Program.Main(String[] args)

Windows xp sp3

And my ini file


# Parameter lines all start with a name terminated by the ':' character followed by parameter values terminated by a comma except the last.
# Unrecognised parameter lines are silently ignored.
# Delete or comment out the lines you don't need.
# The Satellite parameter (if present) must come before the frequency parameters.
# The Frequency parameters must come before the Station parameters.
# NOTE - THERE ARE DIFFERENT PARAMETER LAYOUTS FOR THE FREQUENCY PARAMETERS FOR SATELLITE AND TERRESTRIAL. DELETE OR COMMENT OUT THE ONES NOT NEEDED.  

# Output - specifies the path of the output file. Default is XMLTV.xml in the executable directory.

Output:Satellite EIT And Freeview MHEG.xml

# Tuner - specifies number of tuner to use. Only needed if more than one tuner. Default is to use first available.
#  Run utility with command line /tuners to get list of tuners and numbers.

#Tuner:1

# Timeouts - in seconds - optional - defaults are 10 and 300 respectively
# Param1 - maximum wait time to lock signal after tuning
# Param2 - length of time to collect data before changing frequency
 
Timeouts:10,300

# Satellite - comment or remove whole line for terrestrial
# Param1 - longitude in tenths of a degree (east assumed)

Satellite:1600

# Dish - comment or remove whole line for terrestrial
# Param1 - LNB low band
# Param2 - LNB high band
# Param3 - LNB switch

Dish:11300000,11300000,11700000

# Frequencies for satellite
# Param1 - frequency
# Param2 - symbol rate
# Param3 - FEC
# Param4 - Polarization (H = horizontal ,V = vertical, L = circular left, R = circular right
# Param5 - Y = collect MHEG data if present N = only collect EIT data (MHEG data only present on NZ Freeview frequencies at the moment.
#   Parameter has no effect on frequencies not carrying MHEG data but must be present)
 
Frequency:12456000,22500,3/4,H,Y
Frequency:12483000,22500,3/4,H,Y
Frequency:12546000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12581000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12608000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12644000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12671000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12707000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12734000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12394000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12421000,22500,3/4,H,N
Frequency:12519000,22500,3/4,H,N


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  # 344033 22-Jun-2010 08:31
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helicrew: Can you please PM me your log file.

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