[mythtv-users] scheduling not using all three tuners?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Apr 10 04:07:56 UTC 2006
On 04/09/06 23:53, Marco Nelissen wrote:
>But in this case, he has 3 HD tuners. There was no mention of priority, so I assume they have the same priority
They don't (at least not to Myth). Myth needs a deterministic approach
for scheduling, so if all cards are given the same priority, the card
(technically input) with the lowest cardinputid has highest priority.
>(I wouldn't be surprised if they're 3 identical cards even). So in that case, shouldn't myth have used all 3 tuners when scheduling, thereby allowing the start and end padding to take place?
No, because the global pre-/post-roll is not meant for padding shows.
It's meant for starting/stopping capture cards. Search for "soft
padding" to read about the issues involved and why it hasn't been
changed to work like most think it should.
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