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sub
2003-12-16, 08:03 AM
Starting from v0.0.5, GB-PVR now supports the Hauppauge MediaMVP as a client. You can use the MVP to do all the normal GB-PVR stuff:

- View the TV Guide and schedule recordings
- Watch movies (MPEG1/MPEG2)
- Listen to music (MP3's)
- Watch Live TV

sub
2003-12-16, 08:12 AM
The GB-PVR MVP support works by acting as a replacement for one of the normal MVP software components. To start the GB-PVR MVP support, perform the following steps:

- Start the MediaMVP as you normally would
- Once it has booted, in the 'Start' menu on your PC click on the Hauppauge MediaMVP -> Stop icon
- Wait about 20 seconds
- In the 'Start' menu click on devnz -> GB-PVR -> GB-PVR MediaMVP Server

Within a few seconds, the GB-PVR user interface should appear on the MediaMVP, and be ready to use.

sub
2003-12-16, 08:13 AM
If you encounter any problems, try the latest Hauppauge MVP software from:

ftp://ftp.shspvr.com/download/mediamvp/mediamvp_1.1.21343.exe

AndyCherry
2003-12-16, 05:51 PM
Very cool - I haven't got a mediamvp, but I am very impressed!

Cheers,
Andy

sub
2003-12-16, 07:26 PM
Cheers for the comment! http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

sub
2004-01-06, 07:22 PM
From v0.0.8, you'll need to have version 1.1.21365 or higher of Hauppuage MediaMVP software installed. Many of the protocol messages changed in this release of the software. v0.0.8 includes support for these new protocol messages, and will no longer work with older MediaMVP software installed.

sub
2004-01-07, 08:19 PM
Link for those that dont nowhere to get it ftp://ftp.shspvr.com/download/mediamvp/mediamvp_1.1.21365.exe

mikejaner
2004-01-10, 08:07 PM
I've been trying to get the MVP working with the version365 beta of the software with no luck. No matter what I try, I cannot get the mvp to do anything after shutting down the Hauppauge service. I tried with gbpvr running, not running, restarted the service etc.... Is there any tips anybody can tell me to get the interface running. BTW, gbpvr works, cause I can watch tv.

mikejaner

sub
2004-01-10, 08:14 PM
mikejaner, are you in the USA (ie NTSC)? I've been trying to get it to work for Bryan, and he also hasn't managed to get it to go.

mikejaner
2004-01-10, 08:17 PM
Yes, I am NTSC
mike

jnicke
2004-01-12, 04:44 PM
Seems that shspvr.com has been down for several days. Anyone know of another place to get this version of the MediaMVP driver ? I would like to try this out.
ftp://ftp.shspvr.com/download/mediamvp/mediamvp_1.1.21365.exe

-LD
2004-01-13, 12:29 AM
i am in the US as well (NTSC) and it doesn't seem to work here...the MVP can't connect to a server

Skull
2004-01-13, 12:44 AM
Does the GB-PVR work with the newest MediaMVP software on Hauppauge's website? 22012?

Thanks!
-Matt

sub
2004-01-13, 12:53 AM
Should do, it worked with 22007. It hasn't worked for any USA/NTSC user yet - I've not had time to work out why yet.

Skull
2004-01-13, 05:24 AM
ah I see.. I tried it, as you said, didn't work. *I couldn't even get the MediaMVP to connect to my computer (maybe it's cause I didn't have a compatible tuner card - mine's a Leadtek Win2000XP Deluxe - you think you might support it in the future?)

Thanks!
-Mattt

sub
2004-01-13, 05:41 AM
Maybe in the future I'll support you capture card, not immediately sorry. Too many things to worry about already. I've you can find a command line recorder that will work with you card, I could create a wrapper pluggin (like I have for WinTVCap) fairly easily. Let me know if you find one.

sub
2004-01-13, 05:44 AM
Another user (thanks Bryan) has sent me some NTSC MVP network traces. Even though it appears to not be communicating, it is. Its just not showing anything. On the screen it just keeping showing the Contacting Servers...

I'll work it out very soon. I'm just focusing my attentions on LiveTV at the moment, but getting MVP support working again is next on the list.

Skull
2004-01-13, 06:58 AM
Well it's good to know I should be able to use it at least for viewing already recorded shows, right?

d0m
2004-01-13, 02:48 PM
Quote[/b] (sub @ Jan. 06 2004,19:22)]From v0.0.8, you'll need to have version 1.1.21365 or higher of Hauppuage MediaMVP software installed. Many of the protocol messages changed in this release of the software. v0.0.8 includes support for these new protocol messages, and will no longer work with older MediaMVP software installed.
Ooo, go on, any chance of you letting me know about the MVP protocol message changes or do I have to spend hours poring over ethereal again?

sub
2004-01-13, 06:07 PM
d0m,

I havn't got any formal notes for you sorry. Initialization is pretty much the same. The of media messages messages are now 40 bytes. Requests to playback music and video files are now 34 bytes followed by filename. Request to turn on and off menus are also 34 bytes (+2 byte status). The increased size of these packets are pretty much zero padded, but I'm sure they had their reasons for requiring space in the packets...

d0m
2004-01-14, 12:20 AM
Quote[/b] (sub @ Jan. 13 2004,18:07)][...] but I'm sure they had their reasons for requiring space in the packets...

I certainly hope so - 64 bit file support would be one of them I guess!

Thanks for the info, I'll run ethereal tomorrow night and figure out the changes for the *nix server (I noticed that the last but one beta failed on my RDC_CONFIG query after initialisation)

From the screenshots and what I've heard it appears that gbpvr supports the OSD remotely? Or are you decoding and re-encoding on the server? - I've not got a pvrX50 in my win32 box to test with so I can't find out myself!

FoxMan71
2004-01-24, 12:26 AM
Sub,

I know you are very busy but I would like to submit the following log for connecting to the MediaMVP(USA). Your progam is awesome and it would be perfect if only it would work with the MediaMVP. I hope this helps

1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] getValue() loading new key/value into cache: /settings/DatabaseConnectionString
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] getValue: /settings/DatabaseConnectionString : Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source="C:\Program Files\devnz\gbpvr\gbpvr.mdb";User Id=admin;Password=
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] getValue() loading new key/value into cache: /settings/MiscMediaDirectory
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] getValue: /settings/MiscMediaDirectory : .\media
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 INFO [2] Starting
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] Direct Playing:
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] getValue() loading new key/value into cache: /settings/Renderer
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] getValue: /settings/Renderer : VMR9
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.562 VERBOSE [2] Initializing renderer: VMR9
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.593 VERBOSE [2] getValue() loading new key/value into cache: /settings/RootSkinDirectory
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.593 VERBOSE [2] getValue: /settings/RootSkinDirectory : .\skin\
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.593 VERBOSE [2] getValue() loading new key/value into cache: /settings/ActiveSkin
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.593 VERBOSE [2] getValue: /settings/ActiveSkin : Red Sky
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.609 VERBOSE [2] GuideMenuTask created
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.640 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\tvguidebtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\tvguidebtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.640 VERBOSE [2] LiveTVMenuTask created
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.640 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\livetvbtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\livetvbtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.640 VERBOSE [2] RecordingsMenuTask created
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\recordings\manualbtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\recordings\manualbtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\recordings\mainbtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\recordings\mainbtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\recordingsbtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\recordingsbtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\musicbtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\musicbtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\videobtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\videobtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] CustomTaskSettings.loadAll()
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.671 VERBOSE [2] getValue cached value: /settings/DatabaseConnectionString : Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data Source="C:\Program Files\devnz\gbpvr\gbpvr.mdb";User Id=admin;Password=
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.796 VERBOSE [2] ExitMenuTask created
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.796 VERBOSE [2] Loading button images: .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\exitbtn.png, .\skin\Red Sky\main menu\exitbtn-selected.png
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.796 VERBOSE [2] VideoPlaybackManager created
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.859 VERBOSE [2] Rendering HomeMenu
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.937 INFO [29] ServiceLocatorThread() Hostname: *dfox
1/23/2004 7:16:39 PM.937 INFO [29] IP Address 192.168.10.105
1/23/2004 7:17:14 PM.312 VERBOSE [29] Received MVP Service Locator request

sub
2004-01-24, 04:26 AM
I am working on the MediaMVP support. It should be corrected in the next release.

FoxMan71
2004-01-24, 04:31 AM
Thanks... you did a great job!

colin
2004-05-21, 12:55 AM
Probably this is known by know, but you can start the GBPVR interface immediately on the MediaMVP without having to start the hauppauge GUI, stop it then start the GBPVR gui.

I went into the services and have changed MVPMedia to manual. MVPMediaSvc is required to make the initial connection, then I added a bat file to the startup menu to start GBPVR in mvpmode.

Works for me,

COlin.

In fact, simple change that service to manual and drop in a shortcut to your startmenu to GBPVR MVP service and bingo!

Edited.

colin
2004-05-21, 12:42 PM
But you still need to kill the MediaMVPSvc once everything is up as this interferes with GBPVR playback of livetv,

Colin.