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

Dylan Keon dbkeon.ml at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 20:44:36 UTC 2005

On 08/10/2005 12:11 PM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> 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.

Heh, no problem.  If you had said channel 9 you would be right :-)  I 
may do some of this in addition to configuring Input Preference.


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