[mythtv-users] PVR 500 only one show at a time

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Sun Sep 3 03:35:53 UTC 2006

On Saturday 02 September 2006 4:27 pm, David Highley wrote:
> "Lonnie Borntreger wrote:"
> > On Sat, 2006-09-02 at 07:45 -0700, David Highley wrote:
> > > > 2. Set up acts like it knows the PVR 500 has two tuners and will only
> > > >    allow you to enter the card once referencing tuner 1.
> >
> > The PVR 500 acts like two cards, not like one card with multiple tuners.
> > In other words, both inputs for the PVR 500 are on Tuner 1.  The
> > difference is the device, one is Tuner 1 from /dev/v4l/video0 and the
> > other is Tuner 1 from /dev/v4l/video1.
> Oh I know that, but mythtv svn head has changed how the card is set up.
> Before you would make two card entries now it seems you make only one
> when entering the card in mythtv-setup. If you look at the back end
> page status you do not see any reference to two tuners. Then the
> simultaneous start for two shows seemed to break a lot of things.

Nothing has changed wrt setting up a pvr-500.  It's still treated as two 
separate cards.


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