[clug] MythTV on TransACT

Pietro Abate Pietro.Abate at anu.edu.au
Thu Aug 24 04:56:21 GMT 2006

An interesting blog entry on the linux journal about MythTV.



On Tue, Aug 22, 2006 at 06:52:40PM +1000, 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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