[clug] MythTV on TransACT

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Tue Aug 22 10:37:16 GMT 2006

Looks like some thing in the pipleline for MythTV development scheduled 
for 0.21 to enable Multicast recording. This meansby current timelines 
it will be about mid next year.

On 22/08/2006 6:52 PM, George Bray wrote:
> Actually, that was me :)
> The D1 people got it sort of working, but they lost interest in
> finishing the job.  So it is possible, though I'm not sure if it was a
> bash or C++ level effort.
> I've never heard of these VDSL cards. TransACT is probably the only
> network using VDSL to the CPE, and Marconi has long given up making
> the modems.
> I haven't worked there for more than a year, but I don't think the
> situation on a new STB or PVR has changed.
> As for any effort in getting MythTV to acquire multicast channels,
> I've got ~40 channels on the Uni Canberra network which might make a
> good test bed.  I'd be interested in making this happen, but I'm no
> C++ boy.
> http://uctv.canberra.edu.au
>    geo
> On 8/22/06, Paul <mylists at wilsononline.id.au> wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure someone at TransACT did get MythTV working with there TV
>> but it was purely un-official and I think they used a VDSL card which is
>> cheating as these are not off-shelf items
>> Also they where trailing a new STB with  a company called D1  which
>> actually had a demo working but alas this never got off the ground.
>>  The  D1 had a box called the HMC http://www.hmc.com.au/hmc/index.html
>> which was a modded MythTV box  so there is hope...

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