[mythtv-users] Multi-tuner setup
gordon.mccrae at googlemail.com
Thu Apr 8 16:33:33 UTC 2010
On 08/04/10 12:50, Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 6 April 2010 08:37, shacky <shacky83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wish to setup the second tuner of my WinTV Nova-T 500 DVB-T dual tuner card.
>> I added the second tuner to the source setup in mythtv-setup, but I
>> still cannot record two programs at the same time (the program with
>> lowest priority is showed in red in mythweb).
>> Have I to insert all channels a second time for the second tuner? Both
>> tuners can tune the same channels (they are connected to the same
>> Where I am wrong?
> Have you configured multirec (max number of recordings >1 for capture
> card) for your tuners? Is each tuner in its own input group?
> What information does MythWeb give for your encoder status (Backend
> status page)?
Just to be clear:
1) Setup each tuner under "Capture Cards"
2) Setup a single "Freeview" source under "Video Sources"
3) Setup input connections for each DVB tuner (DVB0 & DVB1) under "Input
4) Tune for channels under "Channel Editor"
Is that what you've done? It sounds like you may have missed step (3)
for the second DVB tuner. Multirec is a red herring as this allows a
single tuner to tune multiple channels from a single multiplex, not to
tune multiple multiplexes.
This does highlight that it would be a really nice feature to have a
"dump config in readable text" option for mythtv-setup, so that we could
post the output in these sort of circumstances, maybe someone with SQL
skills could write a query (or maybe they already have and I've just not
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