[mythtv-users] HD-PVR. Anyone received one yet?
myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jun 2 17:37:09 UTC 2008
On Jun 2, 2008, at 10:30 AM, Robert McNamara wrote:
> The devices are in Myth and driver developer hands, and there are
> some minor issues that need to be worked out before the driver can
> be released. I wouldn't expect much "beta user" testing on the
> driver, it will most likely see outright release when the author
> feels comfortable with it. There is heavy discussion on the problem
> in the IRC channel, and if you idle in there for a bit you'll
> understand what the holdup is.
> I've received my HD-PVR, and I know that the Myth and linux
> development is all but done. I understood when I preordered (in the
> first 30 minutes of preorders :) ) that it would likely take a tiny
> bit of time before it was ready to become my primary tuner. The
> fact that the driver is as far along as it is is a huge testament to
> the driver's author and the assistance of Hauppauge, and I hope that
> we see people showing appropriate appreciation when everything is in
> good working order. Which, by the by, should be very very soon.
> Hang in there.
Very encouraging! I had planned on waiting about a month for linux
support of the device and another couple of weeks for myth support
after that. My kids visit my parents for 3 weeks at the end of June.
This will be a nice project to work on while they're gone. :)
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