[mythtv-users] HDPVR and Live TV - Does anyone have this working?
kevin at familyross.net
Thu Feb 23 11:04:40 UTC 2012
On 2/22/2012 4:51 PM, John P Poet wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 5:28 PM, John Nissley<jnissley at nissley.org> wrote:
>> I have two HDPVR's since my cable provider has the copy bit set. The
>> HDPVR is doing a good job recording shows but since my cable provider
>> will start phasing out analog channels I want to get live tv working for
>> my wife. When I change channels with my HD Home Run in live TV the
>> channel changes fine. When I try to do the same with the HDPVR 80% of
>> the time I get a failure. The jist of the failure is that mythtv can
>> not find the ringbuffer file to play from. The initial channel is found
>> correctly but on channel change is when the failure happens.
>> Is anyone else able to watch live tv from the hdpvr input?
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> I bug was found recently in the HD-PVR kernel driver. Once that is
> fixed, it should solve your problem.
> If you compile from source, I can send you a patch for Myth, that
> seems to help. Which version of Myth are you running?
I'd be interested. I'm running master. Do you know what kernel version
will have the fix?
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