[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1671: SA4200HD channel changer

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Sun Jul 23 18:54:53 UTC 2006

MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote [07.16.06]:
> #1671: SA4200HD channel changer
> ----------------------------+-----------------------------------------------
>  Reporter:  eris3 at ekls.com  |        Owner:  danielk 
>      Type:  enhancement     |       Status:  reopened
>  Priority:  minor           |    Milestone:  0.20    
> Component:  mythtv          |      Version:  head    
>  Severity:  low             |   Resolution:          
> ----------------------------+-----------------------------------------------
> Changes (by chris at spicecoffee.org):
>   * status:  closed => reopened
>   * resolution:  invalid =>
> Comment:
>  Sorry for the delay, if only I could get paid to hack on MythTV :)
>  Anyway, there's a new sa3250.patch which only includes a new '-s' command
>  to send the command in the manner specified above, accompanying text in
>  the usage(), and an SA3250 vendor ID that corresponds to the one I have,
>  and the SA4200 ids specified above.
>  Note that if the SA4200 vendor/model ID are detected, it automatically
>  switches into '-s' mode.  This is not the case for the new SA3250 vendor
>  id, as I wasn't sure if it was a safe assumption to make (if anyone else
>  can confirm/deny that their SA3250 with vendor ID 0x00001692 works with
>  '-s' mode, I'd love to hear about it).

The patch looks mostly ok.  I am curious if forcing -s on SA4200 is a good 
idea.  You have a comment in the patch saying that some SA3250's need to 
use -s.  Whats the possibility that the opposite might be true, some 
SA4200's need to use the non -s method?


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