[mythtv-users] Installing MythTV

ctreleaven at cogeco.ca ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Mon Nov 23 14:22:56 UTC 2009

> I got mythtv installed according to the instruction on the wiki
> <http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythTV_on_Mac_OS_X>
> I am trying to get the channels setup and that is just not working. I got the sources setup and pointing to the
> HDHomeRUN's two tuners and I setup an account on SchedulesDirect and added the basic broadcast lineup to it. I have
> not PAID for the account yet,
> When I tell tell mythtv-setup to retrieve the lineups, it flashes a box on the screen for about 0.1 seconds, but then
> when I go into the channel editor there are no channels listed and I cannot seem to select the "Channel Scan".
> I can watch TV using VLC and the hdhomerun_config program to tune the channel, so I know the HomeRun is working.
> I'm not sure which keys are available to do what in the myth-setup application since it, like all of myth, disables
> the mouse. However, all the arrowing around I've tried has not allowed me to select the Channel Scan option.
> I CAN scan for channels if I disable the ShedulesDirect option and set it EFI (??) only, but that of course is of
> limited use.
> --
The most detailed setup instructions that I know of for Myth 0.21 and the HDHomeRun are at:


It shouldn't matter that you're running OS X.  If you're installing 0.22, I understand the channel scan is entirely
different but I don't have any experience with it.


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