[mythtv-users] New MythTV Project

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Mar 21 02:30:09 UTC 2009

On Friday 20 March 2009 19:07:03 Johnny wrote:
> 2009/3/20 Daniel Dunning <dan3501 at yahoo.com>:
> > Good point.  I definitely want to view / record all channels since I
> > subscribe to premium and sports channels, but the DVR is not required. 
> > So, given these considerations, I plan on replacing the existing HD DVR
> > with an HD STB.
> It is also important to note the HD-PVR is not supported in the
> current stable release of mythtv (ie 0.21). To use the HD-PVR you
> would need to run 0.22 from svn trunk. If you are comfortable
> compiling your own code, you know your way around mythtv, and are
> capable of dealing with bugs and related issues with development code,
>  then it may work for you. But if you are new to mythtv and new to
> maintaining a mythtv system then you may be biting off more than you
> can chew. However, the HD-PVR is currently the only way to record HD
> content from a STB.

Except for Firewire, in a limited number of cases. You are still limited to 
unprotected content though.

I agree the HD-PVR is the way to go, in fact I have one.

beww at beww.org

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