[mythtv-users] Benefits of a second card

Ciaran ciaranj at gmail.com
Tue Oct 26 05:28:28 UTC 2004


Ignore me, I re-tried this when I got home, and it worked perfectly,
bizarre!!! No idea what was happening to me before, mmm 2 shows
recorded at once <g>
- Ciaran


On Mon, 25 Oct 2004 17:17:29 -0400, Scott Elliott
<selliott at insight.rr.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 09:07, Ciaran wrote:
> > Both cards work, I can record on one, whilst watching the other.  Both
> > cards are setup in the setup (both sharing the same 'source' as they
> > see the same aerial) .
> >
> 
> What do you mean, watching the other?  Are you watching live TV, while
> one is recording another show?  If that's the case, then Myth should be
> able to record two shows at once.  Can you do PIP?
> 
> > Its as though the scheduler doesn't realise I have 2 cards :(  I just
> > figured this was a known issue ?
> >
> 
> I suppose it's possible that:
> 
> Multiple sources could be defined with no overlapping channels?  Seems
> unlikely.
> 
> The backend hasn't been restarted since the second card was defined?
> Also unlikely, especially if the live/record or PIP scenarios work.
> 
> I'd suggest shutting down the frontend & backend, and re-run the setup
> program to check the card configuration.  Don't delete any existing
> configuration when asked.  Then restart everything.
> 
> --
> Scott Elliott <selliott at insight.rr.com>
> 
> 


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