[mythtv-users] starting MythTV channels my tunechan

Joe Auty joe at netmusician.org
Fri Mar 2 05:06:47 UTC 2007

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That's not a bad idea, maybe I'll try that!

I'll need a longer s-video cable to reach the other room, but I could
easily pull the computer out to the living room to try this.


eric millham wrote:
> Curious, why don't you use the s-video input on the 250? I think that
> looks better anyway.
>     I use a satellite and my Hauppauge 250 needs to be set to channel 4
>     for it to work. I can do a:
>     pvr250-setchannel 4
>     within the command line to set the channel and my capture card is
>     working fine, but when I invoke the MythTV backend it channels this
>     tune channel to something else, even though the tunechan field in
>     mythconverg.cardinput (MySQL) database is set to 4.
>     How can I force MythTV to leave my tune channel set to 4? I do not
>     have an IR blaster installed yet, FWIW. Manually setting the card back
>     to the right channel via the command line seems to work, at least part
>     of the time, but this is a PITA... 
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