[mythtv-users] how to influence tuner choice
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Mon Feb 19 18:33:39 UTC 2007
Peter Abplanalp wrote:
> hi all,
> i have a master backend and 2 slave backends/frontends each with a tuner (1,3,4). i've read that myth will try to use the tuners in the order that they were added but it looks like myth is skipping tuner 3 which coincidentally is the lowest on disk space. i was wondering if there is a way to influence the choice of tuner. the problem is that the machine with tuner 1 is getting low on space but tuner 4 has a ton of space. tuner 1 is also the one hooked to a cable box so i'd like to save the space on that box to record things that only it can record. the other 2 just do the analog channels and could easily record all the main network shows while tuner 1 is the only one that can record hbo and the like. can i influence myth to use tuner 4 more often somehow without removing and adding the cards again? or, will myth do this by itself once the space on the box with tuner 1 gets low? i'm down to about 10gb and it is xfs and the threads recently about fs type have got me a
little jittery; although, i've never had a problem with xfs in the 2 years i've been running myth. i've tried to search the list and google but didn't get any results.
You can assign each input a priority level in mythtvsetup (section 4, iirc).
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