[mythtv-users] Confused About HDHomeRun

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Oct 3 17:33:55 UTC 2007

On 10/03/2007 01:22 PM, Phil Bridges wrote:
> On 10/3/07, Tom Lichti <tom at redpepperracing.com> wrote:
>> Jerry Rubinow wrote:
>>> On 10/1/07, Drew Tomlinson <drew at mykitchentable.net> wrote:
>>>> I tried but no joy.  Although now that I've scrolled down a bit in
>>>> Mythweb, I see that the scheduler is using one of my HDHR inputs
>>>> sometimes but not nearly as often as it could.  Here are my current cards:
>>>> cardid   cardtype          dbox2_port
>>>>  8       MPEG              31338
>>>>  9       HDTV              31338
>>>> 10       HDHOMERUN             0
>>>> 11       HDHOMERUN             1
>>> Since the cardids are 8,9,10,11, it means you didn't use DELETE ALL in
>>> mythtv-setup.  You need to use the command which clears all cards from
>>> database.  Clearing cards one at a time or clearing them just from the
>>> local backend will not have the desired effect.  After you've done
>>> DELETE ALL, the card numbers should start from 1.
>> Not true at all. I've done delete all 3 times, and am up to tuners
>> 12-15. The only way to get back to one is to delete all tuners, then
>> modify the capture card table to reset the auto-increment field back to
>> 0, then re-add your cards. Or you could modify the table directly to
>> change the ID's. I'm NOT advocating doing either of those, there is no
>> need, and if you do, I take no responsibility for what happens.
> Deleting all cards from a backend continues the numbering.  Delting
> all capture cards (without listing a backend) restarts the numbering.

Also explained in the two posts linked from


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