[mythtv-users] Changing cardid for tuners

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Sat Feb 3 19:40:44 UTC 2007

Rich West wrote:
> Steven Adeff wrote:
>> On 2/3/07, Bob O'Shaughnessy <oshaug at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This mostly a cosmetic issue, as everything seems to be working properly.
>>> I've got an 0.20-151 running on FC6 with a PVR-150 and a PVR-500.  After the
>>> FC6 upgrade I removed and added the cards, and then had to do it again a few
>>> times to play with prioritizing them.
>>> The result is that Myth lists the cards as encoder 15, 16, and 17, and that
>>> has raised eyebrows from my wife, the main Mythweb user.
>>> Is there any way to set these back to 1, 2, and 3?  From what I've read, I'm
>>> expecting that the solution will involve editing the database.
>> use "Delete All" and then add them new, this should restart the count at 1.
> Actually, that won't help.  The field in the database is set to 
> auto_increment.  So, yes, you have to edit some entries in the database.
> The only way around this is to update the entries in the "capturecard" 
> table and the corresponding entries in the "cardinput" table.  The 
> element you want to update is the "cardid" field in both tables.  It 
> does work, too.. I did this for one of my cards only because I was being 
> retentive about it. :)  ONLY make these changes with mythbacked stopped 
> (it is safest that way!).
> Truly, though, the numbering is entirely semantic.  It doesn't impact 
> the functionality.
> -Rich
In reference to "Steven Adeff"s respond, Bob O'Shaughnessy wrote:
> That did it.  Could have sworn that that I'd done that, but I guess I 
> hadn't.
> Thanks,!

Well.. guess I was wrong. :)


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