[mythtv-users] Caller ID onscreen during movies

Greg Estabrooks greg at phaze.org
Mon Jul 23 04:04:30 UTC 2007

> I have a SIP based phone system (asterisk actually) and have no problem
> sending out network messages/text with CallerID info.  However, on the Myth
> side I'm not sure what options I have.  (I've seen reference to a

 I have the following in my extensions.conf for all incoming calls:

exten => s,2,System(/usr/local/bin/mythtvosd --template=cid --caller_number="${CALLERIDNUM}" --caller_date="${DATETIME:0:2}/${DATETIME:2:2}/${DATETIME:4:4}" --caller_time="${DATETIME:9}" --caller_name="${CALLERIDNAME}" --bcastaddr="" --udpport="6948" )

( is my main frontend, the only one I send the notice too though it could be sent to multiple).

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