[mythtv-users] is this possible (multiple tuners and sources)

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Aug 10 19:11:30 UTC 2005

Kevin Kuphal wrote:

> Howard Cokl wrote:
>> Dylan Keon wrote:
>>> I have a working MythTV system (FC3, ATRPMS) with two PVR-250s.  I 
>>> added a PVR-150 tonight, upgraded to the latest kernel and ivtv 
>>> 0.3.6w, and I can get video via the PVR-150 (no sound, though).  My 
>>> goal is to have the two PVR-250s record analog cable (already 
>>> working), and the PVR-150 record OTA broadcast signals via my 
>>> rooftop antenna since the reception of local channels stinks on our 
>>> analog cable.
>>> I set up a new video source called "antenna" and configured a new 
>>> "local broadcast" channel listing for my area at zap2it.  However, 
>>> it's not clear to me how this will get handled in the EPG.  For 
>>> example, channel 7 on analog cable is Discovery, while channel 7 on 
>>> broadcast is PBS. After running mythfilldatabase these both appear 
>>> in the EPG, but where channels are the same (i.e., channel 9 is the 
>>> same station on both cable and OTA), there is only one entry in the 
>>> EPG.
>> What you need to do is go into the Channel Editor (either in 
>> mythtv-setup or mythweb) and change the channel number.  In my case I 
>> have channel 7 (pvr250 connected to directv), channel 7-1 (wintv-go 
>> OTA NTSC) and 7HD (pchdtv 3K).
> You can also drop channel 7 in zap2it from the PVR-250 lineup so that 
> there is only one channel 7 since the other channel 7 has such bad 
> reception anyways.
Sorry for the self reply.  Ignore my response.  I missed the part where 
you said that 7 was different stations on different sources.


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