[mythtv-users] EPG, Channel Selection, and Multiple Tuners... oh, and Data Sources too!

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Tue Dec 13 16:09:46 EST 2005

On Tuesday 13 December 2005 16:08, Tom Lichti wrote:
> Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > Matt Mossholder wrote:
> >>     2) Is there a way to define a single input source, but only have
> >> certain channels from the Input Source assigned to each card? I'm in
> >> the US, using Zap2It! as a data provider, and have a situation where
> >> I need to use an HD3000 card to pick up the HD stations, but want to
> >> use an analog card for everything else (freaking Comcast is
> >> encrypting all the digital channels except ETWN and Pennsylvania
> >> Cable TV Network). I can't define two data sources as Digital Cable
> >> with Zap2It!, so what would be the best way to ensure I have all the
> >> guide data? I was thinking of defining another source in the DB, and
> >> then just copying  over the HD channels from the existing source and
> >> marking the originals as invisible....
> >
> > Define your second source in zap2it with a neighboring zip code that
> > has the same lineup if zap2it isn't letting you define two sources.
> > Should work fine.
> I have 4 tuner cards, and they all use the same zap2it source. There is
> nothing that says you can't use the same source twice, so I defined 4
> sources in Myth, with the same datadirect account info, and connected
> them via the 4 different inputs I'm using. That might get you closer to
> what you want.

You're _supposed_ to do that, if the available channels actually match.


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