Originally Posted by Lyme
A HD cable box only decodes one channel at a time, you still would need to get a IR trasmitter so that your recorder can change the channels on the box. The cablecard solution was supposed to fix this problem, but the cable networks are not particularly interested in releasing working systems, and linux support is lacking.
ohhh, i was thinking of getting HD support in any way shape or form. not really watching/recording different channels simultaneously.