[mythtv-users] Tuner card question

David myth at dgreaves.com
Wed Sep 8 07:57:51 EDT 2004

Prash wrote:

>I've been working with a PVR 350 for a while now and am intending to send
>it off to a friend of mine down south. AFAIK there is no auto channel
>scanning for PVR and my friend is computer illiterate and I can't trust
>him to do a mythfilldatabase --manual and fill in all the channel details.
>Is there any card I can use which simplifies the tv_grab_uk_rt and
>mythfilldatabase which I think is not sophisticated at all - auto scanning
>etc. If yes then please tell me how.
>I want to script it so that he does not have have to do all the ugly work
>and enjoy the remote.
>Also if someone can let me know if I can use the hardware decoder if I'm
>NOT using PVR350's tvout but using Pundit's TVOUT. The video acts a bit
>jumpy if I don't use the hardware decoder.

Sounds like your box is setup.
Have you thought of  doing a mysqldump on the relevant tables and 
scripting a restore?

If it works why not put it on the wiki at www.mythtv.info?

('cos I for one would give it a try - I've only ever used my s-video, 
not the tuner!)


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