[mythtv-users] 2 capture cards: want 1 dedicated to live TV, other to recording
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Dec 17 06:14:11 UTC 2008
On Dec 16, 2008, at 9:53 PM, James Miller wrote:
>> If you *really* want to use the one card for *only* LiveTV, then
>> tell MythTV about it and launch some other LiveTV-viewing program
>> uses your other card and ignores the card MythTV is using.
> Thanks for your answer, Brad. I actually like this option better
> than the
> one you mentioned that involves fiddling with card priorities. I was
> actually attempting to do something like this before I sent my query
> the list. But I have to admit that I'm at a bit of a loss as to how I
> would invoke that other program (both VLC and xine come with
> while Myth's frontend is running. Do you have any hints as to how this
> could be done? Or are you suggesting I quit the frontend in order to
> liveTV, or maybe run a second instance of xorg?
> Further input will be appreciated.
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