[mythtv-users] Slow Remote Response After Adding Second Tuner?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Jan 11 03:36:16 UTC 2008

On Jan 10, 2008, at 7:28 PM, Eric (MythTV) wrote:

> Hi folks, I'm having a slight problem with my MythTV box.
> I previously had a single tuner, a PVR-150.  Everything worked great.
> I added a second tuner (another PVR-150), and got it all configured.
> Recording two programs at once works perfectly, I love having the  
> ability.
> My problem is this.  My remote no longer responds as quickly as it  
> used
> to.  Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesnt.  It doesnt bother me  
> *that*
> much, but it really infuriates the significant other.  Heh.
> It seems like sometimes button pushes just are not getting received,  
> or
> processed.  I have no idea where I should even begin to look on the
> system for this, so I thought I'd check with you all.
> System:  Athlon64 2800+, ECS Motherboard, Nvidia Graphics Card,  
> 1.5gb of
> RAM, two hard drives (one smaller for the system, a second much larger
> for recordings).  Two PVR-150 cards, with the remote receiver  
> connected
> to the first card.
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Sounds like an IRQ conflict. Check that with cat /proc/interrupts. If  
you do have a conflict, you can avoid it by changing IRQ's which is  
usually easiest by pulling one of the cards and putting it in another  

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