[mythtv-users] Quick and dirty workaround
matt at jiffycomp.com
Tue Aug 3 22:15:27 EDT 2004
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Matt Morgan wrote:
>> I haven't had time to work on my problems getting my IR Blaster to
>> work with my Scientific Atlanta 2100 cable box. Other people have
>> succeeded, and I'm sure I will one day. Until then, I hoped I could
>> record shows semi-manually, just by tuning the SA2100 myself to the
>> right channel ahead of time. The thing is, mythtv then tunes itself
>> to the channel the scheduled recording is on. Since it needs to stay
>> on channel 3, I get snow for the recording.
>> I tried going into the video source and setting the external channel
>> changing program to /usr/local/bin/change_channel.sh. It won't work,
>> but I figured it would at least keep mythtv from changing its own
>> channel. But it didn't work. How can I keep mythtv from trying to
>> control the channel internally?
> Try /bin/true . It worked for me when I was testing my system before
> I set up LIRC.
Makes a lot of sense. Thanks.
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