[mythtv-users] HD PVR and 0.22

Kevin Ross kevin at familyross.net
Sat Dec 26 21:28:29 UTC 2009


steve wrote:
>
> I’m doing a rebuild of MythTV in order to handle HD and would like to 
> use the Hauppauge HD PVR as the capture device because it seems to get 
> around all the encoding/multi-resolution nonsense.
>
> So I read up on it in the Wiki 
> (http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Hauppauge_HD-PVR). There is a warning at 
> the bottom to avoid trying this unless you’re a MythTV/Linux wizard, 
> which I am not.
>
> However, it implies (though it does not say directly) that it will be 
> safe for us mere mortals as of MythTV ver 0.22. The download page says 
> that version is now out. So am I safe to proceed with my plans?
>
> TIA…Steve
>

I needed to apply the patches from the wiki page to make Live TV usable. 
Which means building from source, instead of nice prepackaged binaries. 
YMMV, of course.


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