[mythtv-users] HD-PVR & Live TV
johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Tue May 18 15:09:38 UTC 2010
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Gerald Brandt <gbr at majentis.com> wrote:
> ----- "John P Poet" <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 7:58 AM, Johnny Walker <johnnyjboss at gmail.com>
>> > 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?
> I use Mythbuntu 9.10, and everything works for me and my HD-PVR.
Please see http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Release_Notes_-_0.22 if you have
any questions on when the HD-PVR support became mainstream.
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