[mythtv-users] Tuner priority question

kim Gross kgross at jensalt.com
Wed Jan 16 04:31:59 UTC 2008

Phil Bridges wrote:
> I've recently added a new master backend to my Myth network, and
> relegated my old backend/frontend to a slave backend/frontend.  My
> current set up as follows:
> Tuner 1: SD card in master backend
> Tuner 2: SD Card in slave backend
> Tuner 3: HD card in slave backend
> Tuners 4/5: HD Homerun on master backend
> I didn't adjust any priorities on the cards other than adding them in
> that particular order.
> I was looking through the archives, and came across this post:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/165477#165477
> According to this, it seems like my system should *either* prefer
> recording on tuenr 1 for SD and tuner 3 for HD *or* tuner 2 for SD and
> tuner 5 for HD.  It seems, though, that the majority of the recordings
> happen on tuners 2 and 3 - the slave backend.  I'm not NFS mounting my
> recordings drive (and the new master backend has much more horsepower
> for commercial detection and transcoding), so I'd like to keep the
> majority of the recording on the master backend.  Is the best way to
> solve this to delete all of the cards, and re-add them starting with
> the master backend, or with the slave backend?
> Thanks for the assistance.
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Unless you dumped the tuners, the old masterbackend, current slave 
backend tuners should be first on the list, with the new backend tuners 
after them. 


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