If you look down the page, about half way you will see a heading labeled Card Applications. This is basically your “TV Guide” that sends the channel listings to your device and what shows are on what channels at what time.. A few online searches reveled that it is actually a pretty common issue with other 3rd party CableCARD devices. Weather Channel ch comcast Philly or Discovery Channel mplayer doesn’t open using-. This dongle actually feels very solid slipping on and we didn’t notice any signal drop; in fact it was kind of nice because it was much more flexible than most coax cables.
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We hope to get our hands on the card again after it ships so we can put it through some more in-depth testing. There are reports on the Internet of the card working out-of-the-box with Ubuntu Also understand that RC scripts vary from distro to distro, so while it is possible that this RC script will work on Debian-based distributions other than Ubuntu, it is probably also true that it will not work on Redhat or other invinitv without extensive modification.
The Ceton card runs a DHCP server so most distros will automatically give your machine an IP address on the ctn0 device once you install the driver. He has written a 3 part series on his MythTV blog about the patch as well as instructions on how to apply it to source, and how to compile it for Ubuntu 11, which also works with slight modification for Ubuntu If you don’t ever get a channel list after like 20 attempts make sure you added a channel listing in the SchedulesDirect interface itself.
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You’ll want to look around the Internet using your error codes as the search term. You’ll want to run the following from the machine on which you would like to access the web interface. I have made an RC script that I use on Ubuntu At some point during the install three sets of numbers will show up on the screen, your friendly cable installer calls ’em in, and with any luck you’ll be enjoying the same HD goodness as those with a leased set-top box can — other than video on demand anyways.
I cdton hear anything but I can see a picture — Video and audio come over the same MPEG feed out of your player, so it’s going to be something dumb like the volume not up on your MythTV machine or in mplayer itself. See also Channel tuning.
There are other interfaces like uPNP, which MythTV will be using but the web browser is a great way to ensure it’s working properly. But every so often something totally different comes our way, something that does get us excited. The good news is the FCC recognizes that they don’t work and already has plans to require an alternative based on IPwhich will hopefully be deployed by this Fall.
It took several tries by the Comcast representative before they were able to get the new card up and running. Copy Freely 0x00 really means the recordings are DRM free. You interface with it via a web browser, much like a home router.
An example of the ifcfg-ctn0 file is below:. This dongle actually feels very solid slipping on and we didn’t notice any signal drop; in fact it was kind of nice because it was much more flexible than most coax cables.
Ceton InfiniTV 4 CableCARD tuner review
You’ll have to pay a small annual fee for this. Also be sure to add ctn0 to the end of the “auto” line so that it will be brought up automatically when the system boots. Bottom line What it really comes down to is that we love the InfiniTV 4.
This will populate the MythTV database with all of your channels and shows. On the other hand, like many PCI-E cards, the InfiniTV 4 is bus powered about 14 watts were told with all the tuners running so you really do just pop it in.
Ceton InfiniTV 4 PCIe X1 Quad Tuner HD CableCARD
It might take a good 30 minutes to run. For kernel versions 4. Try a few other channels on the web interface as well, and repeat the experiment.
Once you have downloaded and built ctntad, you will need to create an RC script in order for it to be automatically started infinigv system boot. If you’re lucky your provider marks everything Copy Freely so you’ll be able to play recordings on any Windows 7 PC in the house, or even convert them to playback on just about anything under the sun.
You’ll also need to create a Deton Source just one. It can’t get a lock and I can’t view anything — The key here will be the codes: Weather Channel ch comcast Philly or Discovery Channel mplayer doesn’t open using.
Others, such as Time Warner, mark most channels Copy Once. The helpful Ceton support crew really came though and discovered that MoCA traffic on channel Mhz was the culprit.