[mythtv-users] change channel script limit at 2 digits (DTA100)

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Mar 31 14:26:47 UTC 2010

Scott wrote:
> Does anyone have a modified script that limits or only uses the 2 least 
> significant digits that are sent from mythbackend to the change channel 
> script?
> The background is that I have ive seen that the backend is reqesting 
> channel numbers like 1043, when i only need to send 43 to the ir 
> blaster. My script works when only using 2 digits, but when i setup the 
> backend to use it and switch to that input nothing happens and livetv 
> fails.
> I think the DTA goes nuts seeing a 4 digit channel, rather than a 0-99 
> channel.
> I based the script off the one in the mythtv contrib folder.

Does your DTA really only accept 2 digits? My Motorola DTA100s accept 3.

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