[mythtv-users] Tuner priorities

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Thu Sep 13 14:13:57 UTC 2007

Bruce Markey wrote:
> Rich West wrote:
>> This may sound like a basic question, but I've managed to confuse myself 
>> about this so I figured I would ask.
>> I just bought an HDHomeRun, set up the channels & etc, but I don't want 
>> to record on it just yet due to my really poor placement of the POS 
>> antenna I have.  I have three PVR-150's in the backend already, all with 
>> a priority of "0".  If I want to have the backend use the HDHomeRun 
>> tuners as a last resort, do I set the priority of the HDHomeRun tuners 
>> to something like "10" or to something like "-1"?
> -1. It only needs to be different by one in order to break
> the tie. When you do want to test recording, go to a rule's
> recording options page Scheduling Options and change "Use
> any available input" to the input for the HDHomeRun.
> Much more at http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-12.html#ss12.6

Thanks!  I had seen the how-to, but it still left me with the question
which you answered. :)


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