[mythtv-users] Which TV tuner is which?

James C. Dastrup jc at dastrup.com
Wed Mar 15 23:18:18 UTC 2006

>I have two dvb tuner cards in my machine - an Avermedia 771, and a
>Dvico dual tuner, giving me in effect 3 tuners.
>When I go into my /dev/dvb directory, I can see the three tuners.
>Now, I want to be able to identify them exactly - know which card is
>adapter0, adapter1, adapter2, so I can set them up in mythtv as such.
>I have made some guesses, based on messages I get from dmesg, but
>these seem to be wrong, from testing where I pull the aerial out of a
>tuner card I'm supposedly not using, and have the TV go dead.
>So - just what do I look for to identify my adapters exactly?

Why not just pull the aerial out of each one until you know which
one is which?
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