[mythtv] tvtime launcher script for myth (EXECTV)

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Tue Aug 19 22:10:41 EDT 2003

People with more than one tuner in a machine will probably want to pass the
supplied video device name as an argument to tvtime with the -d option also.

> Last night I decided to actually try and use the patch I wrote for 
> EXECTV (beyond debugging) and realize it's a bit useless to launch 
> xawtv/tvtime directly from myth, as the line-in will be muted! Here's a 
> simple script to unmute the Aux line in ALSA, launch tvtime fullscreen 
> (and with control over the master volume mixer) then mute the line 
> again. Most people might need to change Aux to Line, or whatever it is.
> #!/bin/sh
> # Unmute AUX (tuner line-in)
> amixer sset Aux,0 playback on
> # Launch tvtime
> tvtime -m -x /dev/mixer:vol
> # Mute AUX
> amixer sset Aux,0 playback off
> ---
> jph



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