[mythtv-users] Adding channels for my HD-PVR
lifter89 at comcast.net
Thu Nov 12 13:09:04 UTC 2009
On 11/12/2009 12:21 AM, Kenneth Emerson wrote:
> I got the Lineup stuff worked out, so thanks for that tip. As for the
> channel changing, I was able to get the 6200ch application to compile
> and I can run it from the command line to change the channel on my
> STB. What do I need to add to the HD-PVR card in mythtv-setup? Also,
> my system doesn't seem to have mythchanger, so would you have any more
> info on what it is or where I get it?
> I don't have access to my system right now, but I don't remember
> anything unusual about the setup. It is added just like any other
> tuner card and input except you must put in a channel changer. If
> you got 6200ch to work for you from the command line that's fine.
> Just enter the exact same parameters (without the -v) in the
> "Channel Changer" field when you add the input. If you want to
> use mythchanger, you can get it here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/majoridiot. I have not had any luck with
> live TV over the HD-PVR; once I try to change channels, I lose the
> audio, the frontend segfaults and the only way to get the backend
> to talk to the HD-PVR again is unload and reload the hdpvr kernel
> module. But I have had good luck (so far) with recordings. If
> you are not using VDPAU, you'll probably need to lock your STB at
> 720p or less in order to view the recordings. 1080i works, but it
> does take a lot of horsepower to decode.
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I found the mythchanger program right after I sent my response last
night. Compiled it and it works fine. If I use that in mythtv-setup
for the HD-PVR, would I put "/usr/bin/mythchanger -c %CHANID%" or
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