[mythtv-users] DVB-T Channel Scanning

Richard Conway ric at weirdness.com
Thu Oct 5 08:06:45 UTC 2006

Clyde Stubbs wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 09:23:32AM +0200, Alessandro Corbelli wrote:
>> On 04/10/2006 at 18.25 Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
>>> Nope, not true. it can record all the channels. It can only record
>>> one of them at a time, which is probably what you read about.
>> I think that if card has only one tuner, this should be normal.
> Normal? Maybe, but nonetheless sub-optimal. A DVB tuner tuned to a
> single channel delivers a full transport stream, which can then be de-multiplexed
> into several program streams. There's no fundamental reason why
> mythbackend couldn't record multiple programs from a single DVB tuner,
> but it's not currently implemented, probably because the current architecture
> is based on the analog model of only one program per tuner.
I suppose it depends whether the de-multiplexing is done by the card or 
by Myth.

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