[mythtv-users] HD-PVR & Live TV

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Tue May 18 16:23:55 UTC 2010

On 5/18/2010 9:19 AM, Alan Young wrote:
> On 05/18/2010 08:04 AM, John P Poet wrote:
>> 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:
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/HDPVR
>> Or does mythbuntu merge those automatically?
> Actually, I'm using 0.23 fixes (slightly prior to the official release)
> without any extra patches and livetv is quite stable.  The caveat to
> that is that you need to get the right sleep / pause in the channel
> change script.  And I run a modified version of the directv channel
> change that verifies with the box that it thinks the channel is changed
> before it returns to mythtv.  (I use a serial->usb cable for channel
> changing.)

What exactly *is* the right sleep/pause in the channel change script.

I tried live HD-PVR TV under .22 without success. I upgraded to .23 (from
ATrpms) a couple of days ago but haven't tested live TV on the HD-PVR yet.

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