[mythtv] FM radio patch for MythMusic [was:2 bugs in mythtv 0.18.1]

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Sat Oct 8 01:48:13 UTC 2005

> Le Vendredi 7 Octobre 2005 03:10, Robin Gilks a écrit :
>> I'm certainly interested in the mythfm patch as I've failed
>> miserably to get pvr-150mce radio to run via myth although the ivtv
>> utils drive it OK. If you don't want to put it onto trac then I'd
>> appreciate a copy by email.
> Ticket #429: mythfm.diff
>> Does your patch still require that fake track details be entered
>> and then 'scan for new music' to enter them into the music
>> database? If so, please provide more details (and examples) than
>> the original mythfm patch as I could never get that to work!!
>> (assuming that is how it was supposed to work).
> I have created a "radio" dir in my mythmusic dir, inside this
> some  .fmd files :
> cat France_Inter.fmd
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <radiostation>
>         <station>
>                 <title>France Inter</title>
>                 <genre>Music &amp; News</genre>
>                 <year>2005</year>
>                 <track>89400</track>
>         </station>
> </radiostation>
> track is the frequency.
> scan for new music, I have created a playlist with radios.
> Don't use screen saver with mythmusic, a black screen is OK.
> Some conflicts with TV tuner, you can try to watch through another
> frontend but obviously this don't work. No message but no TV and a
> restart of mythbackend for me.
> Before this try your card with ivtv-radio ;-)
> If you have some questions, please don't hesitate.
> (mail or list)
> If this patch is ok, I'll submit to the original maintener of mythfm.
Hey - it works!!

I think I'd already got the patch right (from the original 0.18 version)
by hand fixing stuff, I just hadn't appreciated how the .fmd files worked.
I've got 10 stations now and if I can work out how to adjust the signal
threshold I should get another 15. Well pleased :-))

Robin Gilks

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