[mythtv-users] LIRC help needed with IguanaIR and PACE DC50X

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 17:57:12 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 10:10, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 04:21,  <mythtv at derdev.com> wrote:
>>>> ====
>>>> My next problem is the setting in myth setup. I have a PVR250 and
>>>> placed the channel changer script in the appropriate place, set it to
>>>> channel 3 and tested it with Live TV.  All I got was a blank screen.
>>>> (I have 3 other tuners that work fine and I switched to this one.)
>>>> I see in the WIKI that Myth does not take channel number but freq ID.
>>>> Is that still the case (don't know if the wiki is up to date)
>> Anyone confirm or deny this?
> I think that's correct. But for channels coming through a cable box,
> unless you've manually changed the channel number the station is
> mapped to, they're going to be identical. It definitely needs it to
> use freqid though, because if you've reassigned, say, channel 505 to
> channel 5 in your frontend, what you need to send to the cable box to
> get it to the intended channel is 505... But yeah, on my own setup,
> for every channel coming through a cable box, channum == freqid.

In my particular situation, I'm not going "through" a cable box. I'm
sending some code from myth (which I don't know what) to a channel
changer script to send a signal to an IR Transmitter.

Does this change the answer?

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