[mythtv-users] Slave Backend Tuner Not Available

Mache Creeger mache at creeger.com
Sat Nov 17 22:39:07 UTC 2007

I solved it.  I rebooted the master backend and left the slave 
backend up and running.  That did the trick.

-- Mache Creeger

At 02:21 PM 11/17/2007, Mache Creeger wrote:
>I have an VIA EPIA M10000 slave backend with a WinTV PVR 150 tuner
>installed. Looking at /var/log/dmesg, /var/log/message, and
>/var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log, it seems that the slave tuner
>installation is correct. The WinTV PVR 150 tuner card shows up in
>both the master backend and the slave backend, "System Status",
>"Tuner Status" as "Tuner 3 is unavailable" and does not operate from
>either machine.
>The master backend has a WinTV PVR 500 that has two tuners on a
>single PCI card. Both of these tuners are functional and usable from
>either the master backend or the slave backend.
>The slave backend is recognized by the master backend and vice versa.
>Using either machine, I can browse the programming guide, watch TV
>(from the WinTV PVR 500 on the master backend), watch recordings
>(from the raid on the master backend), and schedule recordings.
>I have tried everything, including multiple reinstallations of all
>the tuner cards as well as reinstalling the video source on both
>machines. I have also updated /home/mythtv/.mythtv/mysql.txt,
>/root/.mythtv/mysql.txt, and /.mythtv/mysql to reflect the correct
>name and IP address of both the master backend and the slave backend.
>I am tearing my hair out!  The slave runs both mythbackend and mysql
>but it seems that it really does know it is a slave and acts accordingly.
>Does anyone have a suggestion on how to make Tuner 3 available for use.
>-- Mache Creeger
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