[mythtv-users] Scheduling: prefer input

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Aug 5 14:59:05 UTC 2006

On 08/04/2006 01:36 AM, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> Of my two identical FireWire cable
> boxes (both on the same backend, of course), I've noticed over the
> past few months that mythbackend always chooses box #2 first. It only
> uses box #1 when #2 is already in use. Needless to say, both boxes hve
> identical priorities in mythtv-setup. More to the point, I am almost
> certain that when I first set up MythTV with dual cable boxes in
> January, and for some time afterward, mythbackend chose either box
> first seemingly randomly; indeed, I figured the system was
> intentionally designed to randomly pick a box when all else was
> equal. I think, but can't be sure, that this may have changed when I
> moved from 0.18.1 to 0.19. Am I imagining things, or did the codebase
> change in this regard?

It didn't change.  Perhaps your configuration/recording rules did.


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