[mythtv-users] Consecutive programs, dual tuners

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Fri Dec 24 05:42:37 UTC 2004

On Thursday 23 December 2004 11:31 pm, Phill Edwards wrote:
> > Unfortunately, a second tuner card does _NOT_ necessarily solve this
> > problem. You'd think it would but no.
> >
> > If the two programs are on the same channel, only the one tuner will be
> > used, the end of the first program will be on the file for the second
> > program. Sure, it's recorded ... until you edit or delete the second
> > program to discover that you also lost the last bit of the first one.
> > Bummer!
> >
> > I haven't seen it do this for two consecutive programs recorded from
> > different channels. I'll try that one out.
> >
> > This sounds like a bug the more I think about it.
> You're kidding. Much as I love MythTV, that sucks :( I was going to
> buy a 2nd tunrer card to overcome this problem, but if it doesn't work
> that's a real bummer. I would agree that it soudns like a bug as that
> certainly isn't the way I'd expect it to behave.

And, funnily enough, it's not the way it actually behaves.


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