[mythtv-users] Show Recording on Two Encoders at The Same Time

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sun Dec 13 18:08:50 UTC 2009


Larry K wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Charles Wright <cpwright at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 11:44 AM, Michael T. Dean
>> <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>> On 12/12/2009 10:06 AM, Charles Wright wrote:
>>>> I have 3 encoders:
>>>> Encoder 1 & 2: Dual Tuner HDHomeRun with a Source ID of 1 tuning
>> ClearQAM
>>>> Encoder 3: PVR-150 with a Source ID of 2 tuning Analog Cable
>>>>
>>>> Both get WWOR, which I've assigned to channel 9:
>>>>
>>> ...
>>>> I've scheduled a specific showing of Peter Pan, and my upcoming
>>>> recording shows  both of them being active on the status page:
>>>>
>>> mythbackend --printsched
>>>
>>> output, please.
>>>
>>> Mike
>> I think I found my problem, the callsigns were different one was
>> "WWOR" the other was "WWOR ", causing them to be treated like two
>> separate channels.  I'm still not sure what the reason for both
>> getting recorded (because I selected a specific showing), but since my
>> setup was buggy; it really doesn't matter.
>>
>> I would like to make sense of the printsched output.  As an example,
>> the offending show's output is:
>> Title - Subtitle                Ch Station Day Start  End   S C I  T N
>> Pri
>> Peter Pan                         9 WWOR    12 15:00-17:00   1 2 2 O 2 2/
>>  0
>> Peter Pan                         9 WWOR    12 15:00-17:00   2 3 4 O 3 1/
>>  0
>>
>> What do S C I T and N stand for?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Charles
>>
>> I've been seeing similar issues, but it never occurred to me that the
> channel callsign is controlling the scheduler.  I just assumed the scheduler
> uses the xmltvid.   Now that I have corrected my callsigns (i.e., WETA vs.
> WETADT4), the duplicate recordings have stopped.
> 
Oh, I do hope not. On my Virgin source, I have ten channels labelled SKYMO (Sky 
Movies various) and five labelled SKYSP (Sky Sports 1, 2, 3, Extra and News).

The brief callsigns that work in the US don't work elsewhere in the world.

-- 

Mike Perkins



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