[mythtv-users] Recording on wrong tuner.
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Oct 26 18:56:51 UTC 2010
<fixed top posting, again>
On 10/26/2010 04:53 AM, Erik Jensen wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 6:16 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> <fixed top posting>
>> On 10/25/2010 04:57 PM, Bryan Cromwell wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Bryan Cromwell wrote:
>>>> I had to delete and readd my schedules direct lineups due to channel
>>>> migrations over to digital. I now have two lineup's, "comcastanalog"
>>>> VCR and PVR-500's as tuners) and "comcastdigital" (Using STB over
>>>> firewire). Now for what ever reason recording are attempting to record
>>>> channels> 79 using the analog source (Channel 222 in this case), even
>>>> though the analog source from SD is correct. How can I tell myth to
>>>> record anything on comcastdigital line up on the analog tuners? I thought
>>>> this happened automatically but it's not working correctly?
>>> Finally figured out what is going on, now I just need help to fix. I go
>>> and use channel editor to delete every channel>79 on source comcastanalog
>>> everything works fine until mythfilldatabase runs and adds every
>>> back to the analog source. So next I tried adding --update to my
>>> mythfilldatabase but it still adds them back. Two questions, Why if
>>> Schedules direct only shows 79 channels on analog lineup does it add 600
>>> channels to analog source, second how can I get mythfilldatabase to quit
>>> adding the channels back?
>> You need 2 lineups and 2 MythTV video sources. You need to ensure that both
>> the analog and the digital lineup have only the channels you get on those
>> I recommend you clean up what you have, now, with Delete all video sources
>> (as at http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034 )
>> and be certain that your video sources are using the proper Schedules Direct
>> lineup (there may be a display issue where it "resets" the lineup when
>> you're in the editor, so it may be switching the video source that's
>> supposed to use the analog lineup to use the digital lineup, and you don't
>> want to save it in the "reset" state, so always check the lineup before
>> leaving the video sources setup page).
> I had a similar problem in the past. In my case, I had two tuners on
> the same linup, but for whatever reason I had a couple channels that I
> could only get with one or the other tuner. My solution was to give
> the "--remove-new-channels" option to mythfilldatabase, which prevents
> it from adding channels.
Exactly. If you're using a single, combined "meta lineup" at Schedules
Direct including all the channels from both the MythTV analog and
digital video sources (and those video sources have different channels
available), you must use --remove-new-channels.
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