[mythtv-users] Can I post-configure multirec on HDHR
seven at seven.dorksville.net
Mon Sep 13 22:22:23 UTC 2010
On 14/09/2010, at 8:02 AM, Dave Richardson <mythtv at derdev.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in setting up multi-rec on my dual tuner HDHR.
> However, in reading the wiki, it says
> "Setup Tuners / Capture Cards
> If you want to use the multirec feature, you need to delete your
> multirec-compatible capture cards in mythtv-setup, recreate them as before,
> and then (key step) choose the desired number of 'virtual' tuners for each
> card using the Record options (Max Tuners default=2).
> Setting the number of virtual tuner >1 for a capture card enables multirec
> and governs how many parallel recordings can be made from a capture card,
> assuming the channels to be recorded from are broadcast on the same
> multiplex. "
> Key concern is >delete your multirec-compatible capture cards in
> mythtv-setup, recreate them as before<
> If my BE is working with the HDHR running fine (w/o multirec) do I
> *REALLY* need to delete the tuner? Or can I modify the tuner with the
> virtual tuner
No you can just go in and modify the number of virtual tuners and that is actually preferable if your using live tv due to the order of the virtual tuners
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