[mythtv-users] OT: DVB-T2 projects UK based

mythtv . mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk
Fri May 20 09:18:05 UTC 2011


On 20 May 2011 09:59, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19 May 2011 20:13, mythtv . <mythtv at harley-jones.co.uk> wrote:
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > On 19 May 2011, at 19:38, Tom Hill <tom at ninjabadger.net> wrote:
> >
> >> On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 19:00 +0100, Roy Thompson wrote:
> >>>
> >>> The only oddity is that I added frontend0 through mythtv-setup and
> >>> it appears as two encoders in mythweb:
> >>>
> >>> Encoder 1 [ DVB : /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0 ]
> >>> Encoder 4 [ DVB : /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0 ]
> >>> Encoder 5 [ DVB : /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0 ]
> >>>
> >>> adapter0 is my existing nova-t stick
> >>> adapter1 is the 290e
> >>>
> >>> is this normal?
> >>>
> >>> It originally showed up as encoders 2 and 3 but I deleted and
> >>> re-added it, hence 4 and 5
> >>
> >>> From following this thread, I had received the impression that it was a
> >> dual-tuner device?
> >>
> >> Tom
> >>
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> > Nope it looks like they are both single tuner devices. A dual device
> > would have 2 adapter entries adapter1 and adapter2. The two adapter1
> > entries looks like when you set up your new device you setup a virtual
> > tuner.
>
> Which is apparently the default for new DVB cards?  At least when I
> did a clean install I got two virtual tuners as well.
>
> The distinction is that you can only make two simultaneous recordings
> from channels on the same multiplex as each other.
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Yes I get two by default on installation
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