[mythtv-users] channel changing issue
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Apr 29 00:34:46 UTC 2010
On 04/28/2010 08:28 PM, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Wednesday 28 April 2010 06:16:21 pm les wrote:
>> hi all...
>> have mythtv working and directv.pl with directv h21. problem is I don't
>> have the HD subscribe for hist channel.
>> directv.pl or channel change via usb sends me to histHD not the SD
>> channel.. the ir remote works fine.. would like to
>> tell via directv.pl to send code to go to the SD version if possible.
> Where are you getting your service from?
> Cable STBs and satellite receivers usually output a downscaled SD signal for
> an HD channel. So you can just tune the HD channel and record the SD signal
> from your STB/Receiver.
> If you need to tune a different channel for HD and SD, then of course you need
> to do things differently.
> But the main question is, what is your programming source?
This sounds like a misconfiguration of your MythTV video
source/channels/input connections. Since for external channel change
scripts, MythTV simply sends the channel's frequency ID and the channel
change script uses that information to select the channel to tune
(usually uses it directly by sending a signal that includes the value
received--i.e. uses frequency ID as the STB's "channel number"), if your
system is tuning the wrong channel, you probably have the wrong channel
in your video source.
However, I have no clue what "directv.pl" is or how it works, so I can't
say for sure.
If it is an input connections misconfiguration, I recommend the video
sources portion of
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