[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu CableCARD support

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Apr 1 17:35:17 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 01 April 2009 11:30:28 James Oltman wrote:
> I started to believe this when I was reading, but then one of the last
> paragraphs really made me laugh.
> After the technician has completed the provisioning procedure, he will
> reset the device to standard operating mode. Once it's finished starting
> back up, he will open up mythtv-setup. You'll likely have to provide him
> your user password during this step to stop mythtv-backend. Make sure that
> he doesn't launch mythtv-setup as root, as Mythbuntu should have all of the
> appropriate access rights for each user in the mythtv group.
> There's your April Fool's joke!

I figured it out when they said they had been working with T/W. Obviously that 
would be the wrong group to work with, it should have been the CableCard 
Consortium, though there are folks who would claim the difference is minimal.

beww at beww.org

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