[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun & multirec
hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 15:14:58 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 9:10 AM, James Orr <james.orr7 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 5:42 PM, James D. Goddard <pubear at u.washington.edu>
>> On 11/13/09 2:11 PM, "Richard Shaw" <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 4:07 PM, James Orr <james.orr7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> I got my 0.22 installation done on Wednesday (not exactly painless, but
>> >> it
>> >> all worked out in the end). I suddenly remembered I'm supposed to have
>> >> multi-rec on my HDHR now!
>> >> So, I went into mythtv-setup and found the option for number of
>> >> recordings
>> >> and I set that to 2 for both tuners to see what would happen.
>> >> I checked my upcoming recordings schedule and I don't see any changes.
>> >> So my first question is ... is there something else I need to do?
>> >> And my second question is ... how can I see what channels are on the
>> >> same
>> >> thingy and eligible for simultaneous recording?
>> > For Multirec to work it needs to be on the same frequency but
>> > different subchannels. In my case, the local PBS station is 10 and
>> > they broadcast HD on 10.1 and SD on 10.2. Find something like this and
>> > try and record whatever is on both channels. It should only tie up one
>> > tuner instead of both.
>> > Richard
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>> AFAIK, and if you are willing to look at the MySQL channels table, you can
>> check the "mplexid" field. I believe that any channels that have the same
>> multiplexid should be able to be recorded on a single tuner. This field,
>> and the entire channels table is visible using mythweb, if you go to the
>> channel editor portion of the settings.
> My HDHR is handled by a slave backend and I had restarted that but not the
> master. After I restarted the master 4 new tuners popped up and it's now
> going to record Heroes, House and How I Met Your Mother all at the same time
> I was a little bit worried about that as those channels are 8.1, 17.1 and
> 3.1 respectively and that didn't seem to match up with what Richard said but
> when I checked the database I can see that 8.1 and 3.1 are on the same
> multiplex so all is (or should be) well.
> Thanks for adding this feature!
Hmm... Are you recording from a Cable provider instead of OTA HD?
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