[mythtv-users] So confused. Firewire to STB - channel change script - mythchanger

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Mar 24 14:48:48 UTC 2014

On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Bob Shanteau <rmshant at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/22/2014 6:11 AM, Philip Isaacs wrote:
>> So I'm experimenting with using a Firewire to connect to my STB and that
>> seems to be working.
>> But now I want to set up the external channel change command script.
> Why do you want to use an external channel change command script? I simply
> subscribed to schedulesdirect.org, told mythv about my Comcast STB, gave it
> my schedulesdirect.org login and password and it changes channels
> automatically.

I think that only works when you're actually recording over firewire.
If you're only using firewire to change channels, but recording with
something else (e.g. analog capture with an HDPVR or something
similar), mythtv still requires a script as far as I know.


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