[mythtv-users] Need to prioritise cards/inputs for live tv

Keith C mythtv at keithandjill.com
Sat Dec 10 09:45:05 EST 2005

On Dec 10, 2005, at 6:00 AM, John Andersen wrote:

> On 12/4/05, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
>> W.Kenworthy wrote:
>>> I am not at the machine to try this: is it possible to just  
>>> renumber the
>>> cards within the database?  e.g, the cardid field in a number of  
>>> tables.
>>> What else?
>> Yes, in the capturecard and cardinput tables only. However
>> it may be just as easy and less error prone to truncate these
>> tables then reenter the cards and inputs with mythtv-setup.
>> In either case, make a DB backup first.
> Are you sure this works?  My two backends seem
> to prefer the card that appears second in the list of cards.
> In the CaptureCard Table
> Card 1 is in master
> Card 2 is in slave
> Similarly, in the CardInput table
> The first Cardinput points to capturecard 1
> The second Cardinput points to Capturecard 2
> And the first card selected for live tv is capturecare 2 in the slave.
> I'd like to reverse that some how....
> _______________________________________________

There is a card priority field that works very well for me.  Its in  
the setup program.

Keith C

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