[mythtv] Understanding the myth source code
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Tue May 25 23:54:24 UTC 2010
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 4:47 PM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 5:19 PM, Lennart Sorensen
> <lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 05:17:42PM -0400, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> > MythTV will not try to record off the device until the channel change
>> > script has successfully returned.
>> That's what I thought. Problem is it isn't a script. It is the internal
>> firewire channel changer and it does return. It did its job. The set
>> top box is the one that isn't done doing what it was commanded yet.
>> It needs a delay somehow. Perhaps just putting sleep(5) at the end of
>> the firewire channel changing function will do the job.
> In mythbackend, setup an external channel changer on that input, and it
> won't use the internal firewire channel changer. The problem is finding one
> that works for your STB. Try the the changer here:
> and see if it works with your STB. If it does, you can make a script that
> runs the channel changer and then does a sleep.
Guys, users list please, I'm sure the OP would prefer not to have to
wade through this to get his answers.
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