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

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Dec 13 16:12:41 EST 2005

Isaac Richards wrote:
> 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.
> Isaac
Good, so I did something right for a change! He should be able to then 
modify his channel listing so he only sees the available channels for 
each tuner, I would assume.


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