[mythtv] Testing multirec

Billy Macdonald billymacdonald at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 06:18:35 UTC 2007

On 8/26/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-08-26 at 18:00 -0700, Billy Macdonald wrote:
> > I decided to try to test out the multirec branch and successfully
> > installed it but am having a difficult time figuring it out.  Maybe
> > I'm just being dense this morning.
> >
> > It's my understanding that on top of recording multiple multiplexes on
> > the same transport, it will also allow the overlap recordings on back
> > to back channels to use the same tuner.  It is the second feature of
> > the overlap that I'm interested in.
> It does this, but only for DVB cards.
> > I have two HD HomeRun devices and three PVR250's.  For testing I
> <snip>
> Multirec does not allow multiple recordings for HDHomeRun or PVR250
> cards. At some point in the distant future support may be added for
> these cards, but right now it provides no features for the HDHomeRun
> and the only benefit a PVR-250 or a firewire card receives from it
> is input groups. Input groups allow you to share a single STB with
> different capture modes, so you could capture channel set of channels
> from the STB using a PVR-250 card and a different set of channels
> using the firewire card.
> -- Daniel

Thanks for the information Daniel.  That'll keep me from beating my
head against the wall.  I'll keep my eye on things and try it again


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