[mythtv] single source (cablebox) two input methods (pvr-150 and firewire) work together?

Keith C mythtv at keithandjill.com
Thu Dec 8 10:55:42 EST 2005

On Dec 8, 2005, at 8:34 AM, Steve Adeff wrote:

> Sent this to the user list with no response, so I assume its not  
> possible.
> -----
> ok, DCT6200, with 5C on many channels, os some channels can be  
> received
> through the firewire no problem, the rest can use the pvr-150.
> Is there a way to set it up so that when Myth needs to record a  
> 5C=0 channel
> it uses the firewire transfer from the box but when it needs to  
> record a
> 5C=1+ it uses the PVR-150? I can manually tell Myth which channels use
> firewire and which use the PVR-150 but what I need to know is if  
> there is a
> way to tell it that both methods are using the same cable box and  
> therefore
> it can't use both simultaneously?
> ------
> Since many people will have a similar setup with their cable box (some
> channels 5C=0 some 5C=1, a nice ability would be to be able to have  
> Myth take
> some channels via firewire and some via a PVR-150 from the same  
> cable box.

I don't see a way to do this, as the scheduler would need to know  
that it couldn't run both sources at the same time.


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