[mythtv-users] Recording radio channels on DVB

John Pullan john.pullan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 17 08:23:08 UTC 2005

On 17/08/05, Martin Ebourne <lists at ebourne.me.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2005 21:16:24 +0100, George Styles wrote:
> > A few people mentioned that you can record radio channels on a DVB card
> > (in my case DVB-T UK). Using myth from svn 15 aug 05.
> >
> > It does work, if you can get the channels added to channels, record is TS
> > format, and set it to not check for something (in settings of advanced
> > DVB, below the TS format).
> >
> > The method I used to get the radio channels in was to hack siscan.cpp
> > where it says 'ignoreAudioOnlyServices' in if statements, I changed it to
> > read false.
> There is a patch floating around, radiorecord-v2 which adds all of the
> stuff needed to record DVB radio on myth, including EPG. It's in the
> archives, but I can't find it, so I'm reattaching it here. I didn't
> write any of this patch.
> I've been running this patch against 18.1 (think I had to tweak it a
> little) and it works very well. I'm currently implementing live radio
> and playback of recorded shows (mostly working now) in the hope we can
> get this in mainline.
That's really good news, but can I make the suggestion that you work
against svn, the dvb code is in major flux just at the moment and
it'll be a real pig to merge across. If you like I can send you an
updated patch for svn. I would have done it last night but I was in a
rush and stuff wasn't working quite right.


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