[mythtv-users] EIT data for only one tuner

mat mat at lessermatters.co.uk
Thu Jan 10 12:42:46 UTC 2008

>> Hi guys,
>> I have a Hauppage Nova-T 500 Dual Tuner, running MythTV under Debian
>> Lenny. It works very well and I'm becoming addicted to watching recorded
>> TV! MythTV really is an incredible bit of software
>> I just have one problem (well 4 but the other's are for other threads) -
>> I
>> gather Listing data from EIT as opposed to xmltv or anything. This works
>> pretty well, except only one tuner shows the data and annoyingly it's
>> not
>> the first tuner (I have to press Y to get to the tuner with the data)
>> So, is there a easy solution to this problem? I'm at work now, but I can
>> access the database.
> How many video sources do you have configured in mythtv-setup? If you
> only have the Nova-T-500 card in the machine (providing 2 DVB inputs),
> you should only have one video source, containing all of the digital
> channels from the channel scan. On the Input Connections page you
> should attach this video source to both DVB-T inputs.
> Both DVB tuners will then share the common EIT data, so it should be
> available for all card inputs configured to use that video source.

Well, I have an old analogue card in there as well, which I intend to hook
up to my digi-box at some point. I think I may have created 3 Video
Sources - could this be the problem?

Is there a way of checking accessing the DB? Should the table be obvious?

thanks for this.

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