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

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Tue Dec 13 16:15:01 EST 2005

On Tuesday 13 December 2005 16:12, Tom Lichti wrote:
> 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.

Need two sources for that, as Kevin said.


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