[mythtv-users] I got my Ceton InfiniTV 4 working in 0.24-fixes (compiled with custom code)

Tom Bongiorno two.bits.11 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 28 19:35:10 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Tom Bongiorno <two.bits.11 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > That is unfortunate.  I have Comcast and clear-QAM mapping has only
> fowled
> > me up a couple times in the last few years.  Other than that, all of the
> > channel mappings have always been correct independent of the type of
> tuner.
> > Firewire recording and control has always been unstable, but hopefully
> not
> > anymore with the Ceton!
> For any channel, there are at least three variables that determine
> which tuner can be used:
>  1) CCI/5C
>  2) Encryption
>  3) Resolution
> For unencrypted channels, I can record these with my HDHR, regardless
> of CCI or resolution.  For CCI copy freely channels, I can record
> these (soon) with the HDHR Prime, or via firewire, or possibly via an
> HDPVR (if I had one, which I don't).  If they're SD channels I can
> record them via my PVR150 and an SD STB.  If they're HD channels, I
> can still record them with the PVR150, but I need an HD STB to do the
> down-scaling first.
> Keeping track of which channels are in which states at which points in
> time is almost a full time job at the moment, and I haven't even
> mentioned maintaining the HDHR frequency/program id tables.
> Eric
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This may be getting us off topic for this thread, but it you get creative
with priorities, this shouldn't be so much trouble.  If you would like, we
can start a new thread to discuss how to simplify maintenance of this type
of setup.  Just let us know.

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