[mythtv-users] 2 Different Satellite Receivers, 1 Backend, 1 Serial Port, 1 IR Blaster

nate s nate.strickland at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 00:55:41 UTC 2004

you prolly could have a chancechannel2 script that you use for the
second reciever.  I think you specify the external change channel
command per tuner.


On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 16:42:15 -0700, Geoff Scott
<geoff.scott.mail at gmail.com> wrote:
> List,
> I need a reality check before I move forward here...perhaps I missing
> something simple which would make this much easier.
> I have a backend/frontend combined box running like a dream.  I have
> DirecTV satellite, and use a Samsung SIR-TS360 High Def receiver which
> has a serial port.  I'm currently using a hacked up C program to
> change the channels that was provided to me by DVH (thanks a million
> too if you are reading this).
> However, I'm thinking of going with two PVR-250's which means I need
> an additional receiver, which I have.  There is no serial on this
> receiver though.  But I do have an IRBlaster.
> My question is can I get LIRC and MythTV to a point where it can
> handle serial commands for the one receiver and IR commands for the
> other?  I'd like to have PIP but more important is watching Live TV
> and recording a show at the same time.
> The second Sat box is begging to be used.
> Thanks in advance.
> Geoff
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