[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun(QAM) and firewire at the same time.

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 18:45:12 UTC 2006

On 12/7/06, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-06 at 22:41 -0700, John P Poet wrote:
> > I have a single cable box hooked up via firewire.  I have a
> > comcast-digital lineup defined which lists all of the channels that I
> > can get from this cable box.
> >
> > I decided to hook up my HDHR to my comcast coax as well.  It can only
> > get a small subset of channels compared to the firewire attached cable
> > box.
> >
> > I went to labs.zap2it.com to add another lineup just for the HDHR only
> > to discover that it would not let me.  It says I already have a lineup
> > defined for comcast-digital.  It does not matter what zip code I try
> > to use, it will not let me define two comcast-digital based lineups.
> >
> > Is there a way in Myth to indicate that a tuner can only recieve a
> > subset of the channels in a lineup?
> Not really. I just have two separate zap2it accounts. The zip
> code trick doesn't appear to work anymore :(
> Connecting both the firewire and the hdhomerun will generate
> a lot of activity on the zap2it servers as the two lineups
> fight over which channels to keep in your lineup. I'm fairly
> sure you could make it work if you created the lineup in the
> right order (but I think describing how to do something that
> will generate undue stress on the zap2it servers is a bad idea.)

this is what I do. I have 3 accounts with Zap2It (cable box, firewire,
QAM tuner)

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