[mythtv-users] Input Group Help

Ray Parrish rparrish at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 20:47:16 UTC 2008

On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 2:20 PM, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
> ...
>> My current FE/BE setup has three tuner cards set up so:
> [Same as paragraph 4 of
> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-12.html#ss12.6 ]
>> ...The scheduler also shows me that I
>> can record a show from Firewire and Analog at the same time. In practice,
>> I have not been able to do so. The logs show the analog show starting to
>> record just before the firewire show. The analog recording starts just fine,
>> but the firewire recording fails. According to the
>> logs, the backend was unable to set the channel on the
>> firewire input.
> ...
>> MythTV Version   : 18704
>> MythTV Branch    : branches/release-0-21-fixes
> This was identified, discussed, fixed and verified
> months ago but the patch was never applied to -fixes.
> http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/17172
> The firewire recorder was concerned that the other
> card in the input group was busy. However, it should
> only care about the other input in the IG. Any other
> busy input on the other card is none of its business.
> Apply the "Unified Diff" to your source and/or ask
> Daniel to patch -fixes. Your analog tuner and firewire
> will then be allowed to record at the same time.
> --  bjm

Thanks for your help, Bruce. What is Daniel's email address so that I
might ask him to patch that source? I have been using Mythbuntu builds
for convenience, so I hope that patch would eventually make it into
the weekly build.


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