[mythtv-users] firewire to change channel but use coax to record

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 17:49:40 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Scott Bickford <bic1ster at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am still having problems recording from firewire (SA4250 STB) from time to
> time, but for whatever reason channel change works ok (without a script).
> So, instead of  getting an  IR blaster, I   thought I saw a thread about
> using firewire to change channel on STB and use a tuner (connected to STB
> via coax) (in my case a PVR-350) to record.  Obviously, because I am
> writing, I thought I had seen it under input groups and/or mythtv
> documentation, but just cannot find it.  How do I set this up?

Using a script that changes channels via firewire.  A couple examples
are in the contrib folder of the mythtv source under channel_changers.
 Then you just put the script in as the channel changer script.


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