[mythtv-users] Need to prioritise cards/inputs for live tv

John Andersen jsamyth at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 18:24:01 EST 2005


On 12/10/05, Keith C <mythtv at keithandjill.com> wrote:
> On Dec 10, 2005, at 6:00 AM, John Andersen wrote:
>
> > On 12/4/05, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
> >> W.Kenworthy wrote:
> >>> I am not at the machine to try this: is it possible to just
> >>> renumber the
> >>> cards within the database?  e.g, the cardid field in a number of
> >>> tables.
> >>> What else?
> >>
> >> Yes, in the capturecard and cardinput tables only. However
> >> it may be just as easy and less error prone to truncate these
> >> tables then reenter the cards and inputs with mythtv-setup.
> >> In either case, make a DB backup first.
> >
> > Are you sure this works?  My two backends seem
> > to prefer the card that appears second in the list of cards.
> >
> > In the CaptureCard Table
> > Card 1 is in master
> > Card 2 is in slave
> >
> > Similarly, in the CardInput table
> > The first Cardinput points to capturecard 1
> > The second Cardinput points to Capturecard 2
> >
> > And the first card selected for live tv is capturecare 2 in the slave.
> >
> > I'd like to reverse that some how....
> > _______________________________________________
>
> There is a card priority field that works very well for me.  Its in
> the setup program.
>


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