[mythtv-users] HDHR Prime Success & Question

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Oct 12 00:04:51 UTC 2011

On 10/11/2011 4:46 PM, Robert McNamara wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 4:34 PM, Kirk Bocek<t004 at kbocek.com>  wrote:
>> The biggest PITA with the ClearQAM channels is maintaining the virtual
>> to physical channel maps. I have taught myself over the years how to
>> manually manipulate dtv_multiplex and mplexid to maintain those
>> mappings. Imagine my joyous surprise to see the new HDHR3-CC channel
>> lineup with mplexids of 32767.
>> So my question is, will the HDHR3-CC maintain those effing mappings for
>> me? Looks that way to me.
> There's no mapping to maintain, really.  The HDHR Prime tunes by
> virtual channel number-- so the frequency, modulation, frequency
> table, etc. is never even used by the application-- MythTV tunes the
> virtual channel number, the Prime handles it all behind the scenes,
> and streams data.  It's the Prime's job to maintain "what lives
> where," the application needs only know the virtual channel... which
> it gets from schedules direct, along with the XMLTVid, automatically.
> No more mapping.
> Robert

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