[mythtv-users] Server/adding new card dilemma, HD/hardware questions
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Fri Oct 3 19:02:33 UTC 2008
Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 11:31:09PM -0400, R. G. Newbury wrote:
>> Presuming you have a firewire output, you would feed that to a firewire
>> input on your mythbox. Myth has the capability. You would also need an
>> IR blaster to 'talk' to the STB, to change channels at the correct time,
>> for recording. All input through the firewire input must be 'pre-tuned'
>> at the STB. The IR blaster is just a computer controlled remote.
> If true (and it may be), that's a Rogers'-specific misfeature. In general,
> STBs with FireWire can be controlled through FW.
Weel, ya larn som'ting every day!. I was not aware that the firewire
link was RX and TX. Never saw that mentioned.
I presume it depends upon the STB
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