[mythtv-users] HD-PVR. Anyone received one yet?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jun 2 17:37:09 UTC 2008

On Jun 2, 2008, at 10:30 AM, Robert McNamara wrote:

> The devices are in Myth and driver developer hands, and there are  
> some minor issues that need to be worked out before the driver can  
> be released.  I wouldn't expect much "beta user" testing on the  
> driver, it will most likely see outright release when the author  
> feels comfortable with it.  There is heavy discussion on the problem  
> in the IRC channel, and if you idle in there for a bit you'll  
> understand what the holdup is.
> I've received my HD-PVR, and I know that the Myth and linux  
> development is all but done.  I understood when I preordered (in the  
> first 30 minutes of preorders :) )  that it would likely take a tiny  
> bit of time before it was ready to become my primary tuner.  The  
> fact that the driver is as far along as it is is a huge testament to  
> the driver's author and the assistance of Hauppauge, and I hope that  
> we see people showing appropriate appreciation when everything is in  
> good working order.  Which, by the by, should be very very soon.   
> Hang in there.
> Robert

Very encouraging! I had planned on waiting about a month for linux  
support of the device and another couple of weeks for myth support  
after that. My kids visit my parents for 3 weeks at the end of June.  
This will be a nice project to work on while they're gone. :)

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