[mythtv-users] DirectTV HD DVR
rpooser at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 18:36:57 UTC 2007
Greg Oliver wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-03-14 at 11:15 -0400, raphael wrote:
>> Greg Oliver wrote:
>>> I re-installed myth yesterday to rip some DVDs and re-setup my
>>> music/video library. I got tired of comcast not giving me firewire
>>> after several threats, so I switched back to directv for the quality.
>>> I got 2 of the new HD DVRs (they suck for responsiveness), but they
>>> record all the HD channels :)
>>> After I start mythbackend now, myth logs into the dvr somehow. When I
>>> stop mythbackend, I get a message on the TV HD DVR screen that "user
>>> Myth Media Player has logged off".
>>> I did some packet dumps of the network and did not see anything but
>>> broadcasts coming from the dvr to a multicast address - never did I see
>>> anything about connection from my laptop (myth) to it, but thought it
>>> was nice if something is coming down the road to interface with it!
>>> Anyone else experienced this?
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>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> That soudns interesting. Maybe it's the whole upnp thing - is the
>> directv dvr connected to the network at all?
> Yeah, it is UPnP according to the packet dumps. I could not find
> anything on the net about the protocol it was using for communication.
> I was hoping DirecTV would have the home networking setup by now, but
> they just got around to the eSata ports.. I guess once they get it
> going, it will not be too hard to decipher the streams..
> Oh well, hopefully there will be a non-HDCP PC card available or
> something and I can ditch the HD DVR completely.
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heh, stupid question from me there. Guess I should have read the
original email more closely... of course it's on the network. Sorry I
couldn't help you there.
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