[mythtv-users] Got my Ceton infiniTV 4...any else have one yet?

Tom Bongiorno two.bits.11 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 16:17:24 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Ronald Frazier <ron at ronfrazier.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> > It downloads the list from Schedules Direct.  That's how it works for
> firewire.
> Hmm....I suppose that's a fair enough point. :-)   It sort of slipped
> my mind that mythfilldatabase even does that, since I haven't had to
> deal with that situation in quite some time now, being that the basic
> cable lineup with WideOpenWest has been extremely static over the
> years (they don't seem to just randomly change channel numbers for no
> apparent reason, the way comcast always seemed to do when I was with
> them).
> The only thing I'm not sure about is, when you do it that way, what
> sort of values it fills in for each field in the channels table,
> because that is important. For example, there are parts of myth that
> rely on the values of certain fields in the channels table to
> determine if the data it's receiving should be ATSC vs DVB vs MPEG,
> and then processes it accordingly. I just dealt with this
> yesterday...having a wrong value set resulted in myth processing the
> MPEG data as ATSC data, and thus I got nothing on the screen. :-)
> Perhaps one of the settings in the video source configuration
> determines how they get inserted into the DB. If so, and if it can all
> be done that way, then yeah...there would be no need to do any
> scanning.
> Thanks for reminding me about that and (hopefully) saving me the
> trouble of doing it myself.
> --
> Ron Frazier
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I was under the impression that everything from the cable company is MPEG-2
or MPEG-4, and that everything coming from the card would be decrypted, but

- Tom
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