[mythtv-users] Firewire and HD3000 on a Single Backend

Donald Oakes donald at oakesville.com
Thu Jul 28 01:42:57 EDT 2005

Donald Oakes wrote:

> I have a single master backend with two capture cards configured: 
> firewire from a DCT-6200, and an HD3000 as a standard V4L card.  I 
> would like to have the backend preferentially use firewire capture for 
> certain channels, and the HD3000 for others (whether I'm watching Live 
> TV or scheduling a recording).  I'm retrieving my lineup via 
> DataDirect.  I've tried configuring two separate video sources and 
> attaching them as input connections to the two capture cards.  
> However, whenever I change channels while watching live TV, 
> mythbackend always seems to want to use whichever capture card I 
> configured first.
> It seems I must be missing something since I imagine this would be a 
> fairly common scenario.  But I've scoured the users list to no avail.  
> Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> - Don
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I forgot to mention that I'm running 0.18.1 built from tarred source.  
I'm sure there must be a post somewhere about how to do this, but I 
can't seem to come up with the search terms to locate it.

 - Don

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