[mythtv-users] Recordings want to use the tuner I'm using

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 25 03:06:16 UTC 2006

On 09/24/06 20:02, Shanon Mulley wrote:

>I have a multiple tuner setup - 3 DVB tuners. So I should be able to
>happily record 2 channels, while watching another. And yes, it can do
>But, if I'm watching channel X, and mythtv needs to start recording
>something on channel Y, it will grab the tuner I'm currently using
>(watching channel X), splash that big warning on the screen (something
>about how it is about to start recording something on another channel,
>do I want to let it), and if I dont do anything, it will switch to
>that channel (the new channel being recorded, channel Y). If I want to
>watch channel X still, I have to switch tuners (I usually exit liveTV
>and go back into it, where it automatically gets the next available
Frontend settings under General:

Avoid conflicts between live TV and scheduled shows.
If enabled, live TV will choose a tuner card that is less likely to have 
scheduled recordings rather than the best card available.


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