[mythtv-users] Is there a tuner limit? (problem with >8 tuners)

Andy Burns fedora at adslpipe.co.uk
Mon Aug 20 13:17:15 UTC 2007

On 20/08/2007 12:32, Chris Wilkie - NetrinoUK wrote:

> advice on getting a box working with 12 tuners (6 x Nova-T 500 
> dual tuner PCI cards).

Wow, more tuners than muxes, I but you wish the multi-rec branch had landed?

> In /dev/dvb I see entries for 8 
> adaptors, which I assume is one per tuner.
> Now, 8 seems to be a convenient number to stop working on, so I'm 
> wondering if this is a limitation in the driver? 

That would be my first thought too

> Surely I'm not the only one mad enough to run that many tuners in a 
> single box?

well ...

> FYI, hardware is an HP DL720 with 8x Xeon CPUs and 16GB RAM.

Bet that's nice and quiet in the living room :-P

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