[mythtv-users] fiberoptic IPTV recording on mythtv

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 19:08:33 UTC 2007

On 12/30/06, ryan patterson <ryan.goat at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently got fiberoptic cable to my home with telephone, internet and TV
> though IPTV multicasting.  It is not Verizon it is a local city sponsored
> company.  I want to use the "CRC IP Network Recorder" to tune in the IPTV
> signals directly off the network instead of having to use an IR blaster to
> control the cable box etc.
> I found some info that allowed me to set up the CRC IP Recorder tuner(s) for
> the correct ip multicast address/port.  And now if I tune my cable box to a
> channel I can then watch that channel on mythtv.  My cable box and my mythtv
> box are not wired together.  I am definitely decoding the signal off the
> network.  This is good, but I can't change channels and the data for the
> program guide is not there.
> The CRC IP recorder option in mythtv is setup so I have to define one tuner
> for each channel.  When I hit watch TV in mythtv it automatically switches
> to the tuner with the highest priority.  If my cable box is not set to that
> channel then mythtv cant get the multicast stream and it fails so I can only
> get one channel.
> I don't understand how to set up the channel sources correctly.  Each tuner
> only has one channel but the line up has all the channels listed.
> Has anybody gotten the CRC IP Recorder to work with IPTV service?  I think I
> am getting really close but I must be missing something to bring it all
> together.

a little off topic...
Are you able to record any channel or is there some level of DRM like
with the firewire enabled cableboxen?

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