[mythtv-users] Is the Multirec update compatable with the HD-5000?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Mon Jan 21 05:29:36 UTC 2008

On Jan 20, 2008 7:50 PM, Marc <drayson at net1plus.com> wrote:

>  Initially it is a simple question. Yes or No?
> If yes, then I'm doing something wrong.
> I updated to 15508 today. Following the instructions I read I opened
> mythtv-setup and deleted all tuners and recreated them one by one.
> I have 3 HD-5000's in my system. I set max recording for 2 on all 3 of
> them. I checked the capturecard table and confirmed that 6 DVB tuners were
> created.
> When choosing the input source I made sure to set all of them to their own
> DVB# item. I tried setting only one group and when that didn't work I set
> both groups to the same.
> To test I selected 6 shows all airing on different channels but making
> sure to pair them so that only 3 multiplex were being used.
> I should have had 6 recordings going at the same time. Instead I had 3 and
> 3 conflicts.
Also, just to clarify for anyone.  Multirec doesn't mean you can always
record multiple showings, only multiple shows on channels that share the
same multiplex.  How many this will be will vary by your provider.

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