[mythtv] LiveTV with multiple tuners fails when first tuner doesn't respond...
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 15:34:56 UTC 2006
On 2/1/06, Keith C <mythtv at keithandjill.com> wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2006, at 8:17 AM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 2/1/06, Petr Stehlik <pstehlik at sophics.cz> wrote:
> > Steven Adeff píše v St 01. 02. 2006 v 08:14 -0500:
> > > I have three tuners, for some reason MythTV wants to
> > > use my firewire connected cablebox as the first tuner
> > > for live TV
> > >
> > > You can set tuner priorities in mythtv-setup.
> > > My priority list:
> > > 1) HD3000
> > > 2) PVR150
> > > 3) Firewire DCT6200
> > > so I assume livetv works backwards through the list, except that when
> > > I'm in livetv on the DCT6200 and hit the tuner change button it goes
> > > to my HD3000 next, then the PVR150. I assume this is due to the
> > > priority for the next scheduled recording and trying to avoid that
> > > tuner. But since my HD3000 only gets like 8 channels it would be nice
> > > to be able to tell Myth not to use it as a general livetv tuner unless
> > > I specificly tune to one of the channels it does receive (ie an HDTV
> > > channel).
> > I *think* that MythTV uses either cardid order or even the physical
> > order of entries in the database table for Live TV. I have manually
> > exchanged all fields of row 1 (cardid 1) with row 3 (cardid 3) in the
> > table (all but the cardid field itself, of course) to let Live TV prefer
> > the PVR 150 instead of a bt8x8 card.
> > Petr
> interesting, so the order in which the user adds sources determines the live
> tv order...
> Yes, priority has no effect on which card starts up in Live TV. In fact,
> I'm glad it doesn't. I always want to record from my HD3000 first, so its
> the highest priority. But I never want to start Live TV with it (too slow
> and was problematic in the past if a channel was off the air). So I deleted
> all my cards and readded them with the HD3000 last. It was a less painful
> move than I expected with no real down sides.
> Keith C
well, hopefully post 0.19 the card order for live tv can be an option.
does anyone know if its the cardid or the order in the db that is used?
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