[mythtv-users] Two Terratec Cinergy DBV-C cards
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sun Jan 9 11:11:25 UTC 2011
On 09/01/11 07:58, Tapani Tarvainen wrote:
> Has anybody tried using two Terratec Cinergy DBV-C cards
> or other mantis-based cards in one mythtv box?
> I can't seem to get them work properly.
> Both cards work fine by themselves, but not simultaenously.
> If recordings on them overlap, the one starting later fails:
> it seems to do fine, recording appears in the database,
> but no file is saved;
> if one is recording, livetv using the second fails,
> showing (good) signal strength and partial lock,
> screen remains blank.
> The same machine had two DVB-T cards (Terratec XXS usb)
> previously with no such problems.
> I'm beginning to suspect there's something wrong with
> the mantis driver, that it can't handle two cards at
> the same time.
> Any suggestions for testing this or other possible
> causes would be much appreciated.
> I'm running mythbuntu 10.10 (mythtv 0.23.1+fixes),
> x86_64 kernel, in case it matters.
It doesn't solve the problem of two cards not working on the one motherboard,
but a work-around if you have any spare hardware knocking about might be to set
the second card up in a slave back-end.
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