[mythtv] FEATURE REQUEST: be able to set a channel change script to control antenna rotor

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue Jun 21 08:13:38 UTC 2005

On Jun 20, 2005, at 19:45, George Nassas wrote:

>> and now need a way to make MythTV run a command to have LIRC's irsend
>> send a signal to my rotor controller whenever the channel is changed.
> This sort of question should be posted on the users list before  
> this one but in any case in mythtv-setup under input connections  
> and then the specific connection that corresponds to your antennae  
> there is an spot for an external channel change command. Put the  
> name of your script in there and it'll get called at the  
> appropriate time with the channel number as the first argument.

For the archives: as Isaac said on IRC earlier today, that would  
entirely disable the internal channel-change code, so the card itself  
would never change channels, so your script would also have to do the  
channel changing instead of it getting done internally by Myth.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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