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

Mark Hutchinson mark at westviewsystems.com
Mon Jun 2 20:22:03 UTC 2008

Janne Grunau wrote:
> On Monday 02 June 2008 18:10:26 Mark Hutchinson wrote:
>> I see that some SageTV users are now receiving and using the new
>> Hauppauge HD-PVR 1212 device.
>> I am just curious if any Myth Users have received one yet?
> Yes, I've received a prototype 6 weeks ago and have been working on the 
> driver since then. I think I gave enough hint on this mailing list.
>> I know it 
>> is not supported yet, but I would be interested to know what the
>> device looks like on the USB bus and such.
> it uses bulk and control messages and requires a challenge response 
> authentification. See http://www.grunau.be/riddle.txt if you want to 
> help. The first two hex values are the challenge, the second two the 
> response. The algorithm doesn't look well thought: byte 4 and seven of 
> the response are always the same and up to 16 bits don't change the 
> response if they are toggle.
> I'll clean the current driver up tonight and make it available. It's not 
> useless since the device still works after init under windows as long 
> as it stays powered.
> Janne
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Excellent.  Thanks for the work.  I will be happy to test it for sure.  
How will you be releasing the driver?  Just so I know where to look.
Any other instructions ( driver install / Myth setup etc... ) or things 
you want tested, let us know.

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