[mythtv-users] Trouble with HDHOMERUN drivers

DryHeat122 dryheat122 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 14 19:54:36 UTC 2019


@curtis, no except I did what the silicondust support page said.  Assuming
I don't have @allen's experience, do I need to install all the packages in
your message?

On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 11:45 AM Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 11:32 AM Curtis Gedak <gedakc at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 2019-04-14 12:25 p.m., DryHeat122 wrote:
>> > I am trying to get the drivers for HDHOMERUN installed on my Mythbuntu
>> > 16.04 system so I can use the tuners on MythTV.  Am following the
>> > instructions here <https://www.silicondust.com/support/linux/>.  The
>> > direct compile/install methods didn't work so I used apt-get, per
>> > instructions, and got a boatload of errors, below.
>>
>>
>> Is there a reason you are not using the already packaged hdhomerun
>> libraries for *buntu 16.04?
>>
>> $ apt-cache search hdhome
>> hdhomerun-config - Configuration utility for Silicon Dust HD HomeRun
>> hdhomerun-config-gui - GUI Configuration utility for Silicon Dust HD
>> HomeRun
>> libhdhomerun-dev - Development library for Silicon Dust HD HomeRun
>> libhdhomerun2 - Library for Silicon Dust HD HomeRun
>> kodi-pvr-nextpvr - NextPVR PVR addon for Kodi
>>
>> I had no trouble using my HDHR tuners with Mythbuntu 16.04.  I did not
> have to install anything, just select them from the menu. The only issue I
> has was the IP address dropping and switching to static IP solved that.
> The IP thing happened about every 6 weeks so doubt that is your problem but
> I would recommend static IP with Mythbuntu 16.04 as there is a bug
> somewhere and it drops the connection to the HDHR after some time.
>
> Allen
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