[mythtv-users] using both firewire and svideo
dave at frascone.com
Wed Jun 13 12:29:25 UTC 2007
I have a similar setup -- but I have not been able to do like you want
(though I'd like to). Let me know if you find out anything!
On 6/12/07, Raphael <rpooser at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently got a dct 6200 from comcast, and after setting up the
> computer to grab video from the firewire, I discovered that all of the
> analog channels are coming into the box in digital format and out the
> firewire also. So I decided to use the firewire as my primary recorder
> in myth.
> The only problem is that certain channels are encrypted, so I need to
> use svideo for those. However, the picture quality over firewire is much
> better, so I don't want to record all channels over svideo, just the
> ones I have to. Since mythbackend correctly sees the svideo and firewire
> as two separate tuners, it wants to record something over the svideo and
> firewire at the same time sometimes and doesn't detect any conflicts or
> warn me about it. I know this is actually correct behavior, but has
> anyone set up a work-around or something to get it to treat svideo and
> firewire as sort of the same tuner, and switch to svideo for say
> channels > 100, and use firewire for channels < 100?
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