[mythtv-users] Second tuners questions

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Thu Apr 15 13:01:36 EDT 2004

On Wednesday 14 April 2004 16:42, Mitko Haralanov wrote:
> Hi, first of all, let me start with the disclaimer that I did not
> find anything in the archives on this and that is why I am posting it
> here.
> I have a couple of questions regarding setups with two capture cards:
> I have two PVR-250 MCE (Rev. 2) using ivtv-0.1.10-pre2-ck05 in my box
> and they both work well with some minor exceptions (that is where the
> questions come in):
> 1. If I have a recording scheduled and it starts while I am watching
> LiveTV, Myth always displays a box saying that it "...wants to record
> a show..." and asks that I either watch it while recording, start
> recording and go back to the TV menu screen, or cancel the recording.
> Why is it picking up the second tuner (which is not doing anything at
> the time) and using that to record. Both tuners are setup to use the
> Input source.
> If I go back to the menu, and then hit Watch TV, I can watch live TV
> while the other show is being recorded...

What version of Myth are you using?  This was (is?) a known issue & I 
recall it being discussed a while back.  I can't remember what the 
resolution was, though, if any... it's possible it's fixed in CVS, but 
maybe not... I never watch LiveTV :-)


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