[mythtv-users] HDHomerun Prime - Some Comcast Extended Basic Record, Not Others
chinander at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 01:06:56 UTC 2012
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 7:59 PM, Ronald Frazier <ron at ronfrazier.net> wrote:
> I don't have a Prime, but dealing with cablecards can be a bit
> problematic from the aspect that cable companies are notorious for
> having customers accounts improperly configured. Doing the grandslam
> like you mentioned only pushes all the configuration out to the
> cablecard. It doesn't do anything useful for you if the cable company
> doesn't have your account properly setup in the first place.
> So, it's best to try to take as many things out of the equation as
> possible. To this end, I believe silicondust offers a GUI video player
> that you can use to tune and test the channels. Using this, you can
> very quickly determine whether the problem is with the
> prime/cablecard/provisioning or whether it's a problem with your myth
> configuration. I'd start there and only worry about myth once you know
> that the channels themselves are working.
> Ronald is correct. Try using hdhomerun_config_gui to tune and view (I
think it just launches vlc) channels with your Prime. I think if you search
the MythTV-users archive you will find people having problems getting their
cablecard provisioned properly on their cable company account and sometimes
having it removed and re-added to their account fixes things.
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