[mythtv] [mythtv-users] Dual card recording (fwd)

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Sat Mar 29 02:45:15 EST 2003

Chris wrote:
> I have a dual tv tuner setup also and using mythtv .8.  My problem is a
> little different.  When I schedule only one recording, mythbackend tries
> to perform two simultaneous recording of the same program to the same
> file.  I believe this is what is happening because, at the time of the
> recording, I cannot watch live tv (all inputs are being used), the
> console says Changing from None to Recordingonly twice (but the second
> time, it is preceded by a list of database insertion errors indicating
> duplicate entry in the database), and "top" reports cpu usage
> proportionate to two simultanoues recording.  The resulting file cannot
> be seeked.  If I have two recordings scheduled, they record fine. 
> Likewise If I am using Live TV and a scheduled recording starts, the
> recording is ok also.  I wonder if this has been fixed.

This is the bug that Isaac fixed. The scheduler now specifically
excludes duplicates by checking the list against the info for
the shows currently recording. Now a show won't be assigned to
another tuner regardless of why the show may have shown up in
the list a second time.

--  bjm

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