[mythtv-users] Automatic Swith of Incoming Connections
jaybroussard at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 21:10:54 UTC 2008
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> On 02/22/2008 03:46 PM, antonluque wrote:
> > I have mythtv running on ubuntu 7.10 on a intel mac mini with a
> > pvr, which is connected directly to the antenna via a coax cable, and is
> > able to decode most of my channels with a few exceptions. In order to be
> > able to watch and record programs from those other channels, I have to
> > connect the cable box to the tv tuner via a svideo cable.
> > That means that every time before doing so I have to go to myth setup
> > change the incoming connections from coax to svideo, is there a way be
> > to watch and record from one or the other inputs without going to the
> You need to set up a video source for the coax source and another for
> the s-video source, then just connect them to the appropriate inputs.
A related question...when you set up connections like that with multiple
inputs on the same card (e.g., s-video and coax), I've been told only one
input can be active at a time. Is mythtv smart enough not to try to record
off the second input if the first input is in use?
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