[mythtv-users] Hauppauge HD PVR (A bit more info for those starved for it)
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 20:35:35 UTC 2008
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 3:26 PM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was just thinking something like "A friend of mine with some contacts at
> Hauppauge hooked me up. I can't get into the details of who, what, where,
> when or how, but here's what I've learned: He had access to [what I know
> about the hardware] and used it to to produce [description of output] from
> [description of source]. I got a copy of this output and I was able to [do
> whatever] with it. This is very encouraging news to the MythTV community"
> Most written works that begin with the words "In fairness..." are hundreds
> of pages long and eventually fill you in on what it all means. From what
> you wrote, it made me feel like I walked into the middle of one of my
> Engineering classes from college.
> Basically, it looks like you were answering a question or continuing a
> thread without describing the question.
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 3:05 PM, Robert McNamara <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>
> > I'm not certain what context I can provide to you-- No amount of voting,
> magicking, or cajoling will put more information into me than I've got.
> There are any number of people who have access the the HD PVR who are active
> in the Linux community. Being in the right place at the right time when
> information like this is shared helps a lot. I don't want to be the one who
> name drops or causes anyone harm by sharing that information.
> > The source of this TS most certainly does have access to the box. I know
> that the sample I received has also been submitted to ffmpeg, which is the
> seed of support for the device in Myth. I dumped the frame from that same
> sample because I believed people here might have an interest in looking at
> the quality we can expect. The person who produced the sample was gracious
> enough to answer a few questions, but could disclose any more than his
> position allows him to. I tried to respect that and I hope you will as
> well. It's entirely up to the individual to believe or not believe the
> veracity of this info.
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