[mythtv-users] digital vs analog stations

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Jan 19 20:30:55 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jan 18, 2008 at 11:01:22PM +0000, Mike Perkins wrote:
> jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
> > 
> > Short of trying to record the exact same show at the exact same time
> > on two tuners at a time, I can't imagine this being a problem. Keep
> > in mind that this is the same problem that would occur if you had
> > 2 identical type tuners.
> > 
> > Something has to manage that.
> > 
> > Stuff is going to get sorted out by priority and then assigned to
> > available tuners. It shouldn't matter if the guide data sources
> > are the same, or if the tuner types are the same.
> > 
> > MythTV already has to sort out conflicting priorities when just
> > managing a single tuner and a single guide data source. It has
> > to "do something".
> > 
> I think that you have the wrong idea about this. It's not two side-by-side 
> tuners, think of it as one tuner that can operate in two different modes. Now, 
> how do you record two *different* programs, one on each mode?

     Change the tuning mode whenever you change the channel.


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