[mythtv-users] multiple cards need 'cardid' field in recorded table

mikepolniak mikpolniak at adelphia.net
Tue Dec 5 02:55:08 UTC 2006

On 20:50 Mon 04 Dec     , Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/29/2006 09:27 AM, mikepolniak wrote:
> > I am using 3 different HDTV cards and 2 pvr-150 cards, all with different
> > tuners and it would be useful to identify which card(tuner) a program was
> > recorded with. Some of the tuners are more sensitive and this sometimes
> > affects the recording quality.
> >
> > I would just like to know the 'cardid' for each of my recordings. Anyone else think
> > this would be useful or have suggestions? 
> The information goes into the backend log file:
> 2006-12-04 19:59:41.917 Started recording: Scrubs "My Best Friend's 
> Wedding": channel 1271 on cardid 1, sourceid 1
> You could always just grep it.  So, something like
> grep 'Started recording:' /path/to/mythbackend.log > mythrecordings.log
> Or set up a log watching program to watch for (and dump) the appropriate 
> lines to a new log.
> Just make sure to rotate your mythrecordings.log when you rotate 
> mythbackend.log
Thanks for that bit of information. I guess i am lucky because i have'nt
had a reason to look at my backend log in months and i null out the log
file at startup.

Maybe thats why i still like the idea of the 'cardid' field in the recorded
table ;-)

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