[mythtv-users] HD-PVR & Live TV

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Tue May 18 15:04:29 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:58 AM, Johnny Walker <johnnyjboss at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:57 AM, Joe Friedrich <pennstatejoe74 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I'm in my 5th month of my conversion to Linux.  Having some troubles
> setting up a MythTV system and hoping for a push in the right direction from
> one of you fine folks.  My equipment details are below.
> >
> > I'm trying to get HD-PVR working for recording and live TV.  From what
> I've heard, this is one of the most difficult setups to configure.  I think
> I will have the most success with compiling my own MythTV install as I
> believe there are some patches that need to be applied that I read about on
> the wiki.  I'm writing to the group because as someone new to this, its
> difficult to decipher the age of some of the materials I've come across in
> the wiki's the forums, and the mail archives and whether or not they're
> still necessary in newer versions of Ubuntu and MythTV.
> >
> You no longer need to compile MythTv from source to use the HD-PVR.
> Just follow the steps located here - http://www.mythbuntu.org/auto-builds
> Install the deb file (really easy) and then don't forget to check for
> and install updates.
Except, if he *really* wants to use LiveTV (which I *really* don't
recommend), then he will need to apply the extra patches listed on the wiki:


Or does mythbuntu merge those automatically?

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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