[mythtv-users] Updating - also some technical questions
elwell at smartlp.com
Wed Jun 30 11:57:05 EDT 2004
These instructions work great:
They rely on the LIRC Home-Brew Transmitter that can be assembled from
The only thing you might want to check before you start is that the
homebrew transmitter will work with the DirecTV boxes. I think I
remember some issue with them using a higher frequency or something???
Steve Dorsey wrote:
> I have been out of it lately - just had a baby. Please forgive my
>questions, as they have probably all been asked already.
>- I see that there is a version 0.15.1? How do I install it onto a
>working RedHat existing installation? What problems can I expect?
>- I really need to get my system working with my DirecTV in the next day
>or so (tour de france). My DirecTV reciever has no serial port. What is
>the easiest way for me to get this working with an IR box. Namely, which
>IR box do I need, and where are there instructions for getting it up and
>- Is there an easy way to get the video to import at 720x480 or 720x486
>and in MPEG 4 or MPEG 2 format? I remember (when I copiued the files
>across to my Mac) that I was able to view them using Quicktime Player
>6.5 by changing the extention to .mpg, but that tyhe movies were too
>small to directly encode to a DVD. Is there a way to accomplish this?
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