[mythtv-users] Slave Tuner not used ?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Dec 15 21:12:39 EST 2005

John Andersen wrote:

>Ok, I don't get it,,,
>I set up a second backend with a tuner, and got that all running
>just fine.  Can watch live TV while another show is recording,
>can watch PIP etc.
>Today I was watching live TV at the Master (using the master's
>tuner), when a scheduled recording came due.
>It popped up and asked me the three choices,
>(exit, watch+Record, skip)
>and when I did not respond it arbitrarily chose watch+record, and
>took me from the program I was watching to the one that
>was due to record.
>Why didn't it record using the Slave while I watched
>what I wanted at the Master?
Avoid conflicts between live TV and scheduled shows.
If enabled, live TV will choose a tuner card that is less likely to have
scheduled recordings rather than the best card available.

>The slave WAS available, in fact I stopped watching the
>recording program and watched TV at the master using the
>Slaves Tuner.
>How do you set a recording profile to use any available
For the answers to all your other questions, search the lists for "avoid 
conflicts" (including quotes).


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