[mythtv-users] [mythtv] HDHR Prime with CC in ATSC tuning mode possible?
lunchtimelarry at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 02:45:22 UTC 2012
FWIW, my HDHR Prime that I use with Comcast also lost its channel map a
couple weeks ago. The tip-off was zero-byte recordings. I poked around
and discovered there was no channel map I was able to get Comcast to fix
it, but the task was painful.
Wonder why this happened, and will it happen again?
On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 3:18 PM, James Purl <convbox at jamespurl.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Brendan Fosberry <
> brendan.fosberry at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Try /mythtv/libs/libmythhdhomerun
>> Line 587 of hdhomerun_device.c. I tried spoofing the vstatus cci/cgms
>> flags to assume its ok to record. Encryption will still protect content
>> regardless of how you set these flags. I would stick in some debugging
>> lines and recompile in a virtualbox vm (good old homerun! no hardware!). I
>> ended up having to write functions to pass vstatus back up the chain but
>> had no luck. I was trying to solve a different problem though lol.
>> Thanks, Brendan. I will look there next. I also saw some stuff in the
> dtvsignalmonitor.cpp ("PMT says program %1 is encrypted"), not sure if that
> is the chain to follow as well/instead. Note: I am hard-coding, via
> hdhrstreamhandler.cpp, my HDHR's to use the ATSC tuner as I was getting
> Unknown tuner type 0x2000 by just modding the channel setup in the DB.
> And to Ben--sorry for the confusion, I meant to say I'm trying to use the
> Prime in CableCard mode but using Myth's ATSC tuner (channel 92-5804)
> instead of the OCUR tuner (vchannel 727) (and ignoring any "PMT encrypted"
> flags). I know the Prime works to decrypt cable if outfitted with a
> properly activated CC, even without a channel list. I've been watching a
> few non-clear-QAM channels using hdhomerun_config_gui and VLC.
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