[mythtv-users] Jason Beck's QAM guide Now on the Wiki
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 14:58:38 UTC 2006
On 2/8/06, Ian Forde <ian at duckland.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 12:20 -0500, Daniel Walton wrote:
> > I converted it to perl and combined it with my original script. I was like the
> > other folks in that I had problems using 'time' with mplayer and got better
> > results by grepping through the mplayer output to see if it found video.
> > I would post my script except it has the nasty malloc problem after 60 scans.
> > If I can figure out how to fix that I will post it though.
> > But thanks for the script, it gave me a good starting point :)
> I went in a different direction. I ended up saving all of the mpg
> files. This way I could look at the filesizes and drop all of the ones
> that were too small. Then of the ones with fairly decent sizes I could
> check them with mplayer.
> An idea along this front would probably be for people doing QAM with
> their HD-3000 cards to post their (WORKING) channels.conf files, along
> with their zipcodes and cable systems that they're using...
> Is the channel scanner within Myth slated to be fully operational
> (meaning - no atscscan and no azap scans) before or after the 0.19
> release? Because at this point, it's a real PITA to get working... ;(
> I had it working last year, but not to the point that I could record any
> programs reliably without SERIOUS artifacts and dropouts...
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