[mythtv-users] Controlling Input Used for Recordings
kuphal at dls.net
Wed May 3 13:05:55 UTC 2006
John Welch wrote:
> I think I have my problem solved. The key, as some responses seemed
> to indicate, looks like it is the Callsign field. As I stated, I
> filled in the data for Callsign and XMLTV ID, thinking that they were
> both necessary in order for "mythfilldatabase" to populate the
> Programming Guide for these channels. Now it looks like XMLTV ID is
> the only one that matters. (Which kind of makes sense, but I'm still
> in the learning stages of this project.)
> I changed the Callsign on one of my digital channels, appending a "-D"
> to it, then set up a single recording on the channel. Sure enough it
> recorded the digital channel like I wanted. At some point I may go
> back to letting MythTV handle the decision on which input to use, but
> at least I know how to change the behavior.
As an FYI, this is how my HD lineup is configured. WGN-DT is the HD
version of WGN and it allows me to do the things you describe like
limiting recordings to on station or the other.
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