[mythtv-users] Running Dual pcHDTV cards
bkamen at benjammin.net
Tue Feb 8 21:04:24 UTC 2011
On 2/8/2011 1:31 PM, John Finlay wrote:
> I used to run 2 pcHDTV cards (since swapped one out for a PVR-150) on
> my BE with an HDHR and all running at the same time without any
> problems. I have 2GB memory and 3 HDs and an Athlon 64 X2 5600. My
> recollection is that the CPU usage for recording was low but the disk
> usage was high though nicely spread across the three disks.
Still more memory and faster CPU --- BUT....
> Things to try: check that both recording channels inputs have good
> signal, try swapping the card locations, try recording on just the
> "problem" card, check that the recordings are going to different
So far, both cards report good signal.
I've swapped RF cables (just for good measure). (no change)
I've deleted the pcHDTV5500 from the Myth (while still plugged in) and tried the 3000 alone and it still
So I'll try card swapping removal next.
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