[mythtv-users] HD Homerun and mythtv?

Byron Poland wpoland at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 16:33:45 UTC 2006

On 9/29/06, Robert Kulagowski <bob at smalltime.com> wrote:
> Alex Brekken wrote:
> > So... does anyone have it yet!!??
> I have one of the samples.  The advantages to something like the HDHR:
> 1)  You can put it close to your antenna - mine is in the attic, where I
> found that it's easier to pull CAT5 then to have a super-long run of RG6
> into the basement.
> 2)  It's dedicated.  It does one thing really well, doesn't contend with
> other hardware in a PC, no IRQ conflicts, busmastering PCI slots or
> other PC-type stuff to worry about.
> 3)  It does QAM and VSB, so you can have one interface connected to a
> over-the-air antenna, and the other to CATV.
> I used VLC on Windows to get the initial configuration tested; once that
> was going I added it as a capture device in MythTV and that was pretty
> much it.

I have one and got it working with OTA (VSB)  but I applied the patch
from Jafa for QAM support in Mythtv 0.20, and when I try to run it
with QAM, mythbackend segfaults whenever trying to tune from it. (a
channel scan from mythtv-setup works fine though)

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