[mythtv-users] duplicate recordings - at the same time!

Dean Wilson dean.k.wilson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 16:56:56 UTC 2008

I have four capture cards, associated with three inputs.  (Two analog
OTA HD channels, one analog cable, and one digital cable.)

But it seems that after moving to Schedules Direct some time back,
I've had continued problems with duplicate recordings.  It seems
almost like the recordings are marked as different shows, depending on
which channel they're captured on.  For example, I have a recording
schedule for "The Unit," but when I look at upcoming recordings, I see
that myth is trying to record the same show at the same time.

Digital Cable Card     The Unit  	201 - CBS HD (KC)  	Sat Jun 28, 2008
(08:00 PM)  	1 hr
Conflict                     The Unit 	5 - CBS (KC) 	        Sat Jun
28, 2008 (08:00 PM) 	1 hr
Analog Cable Card 1 The Unit 	13 - CBS (Tpka.)       Sat Jun 28, 2008
(08:00 PM) 	1 hr

The "Conflict" is due to my mythbox trying to record the same show on
the same capture card on two channels at once.

Looking at the channel information for all three channels listed
above, I have the following:

KCTVDT    5.1   CBS HD (KC)
WIBW       13    CBS (Tpka.)
KCTV        5      CBS (KC)            (Analog card)
KCTVDT    201  CBS HD (KC)
KCTV        5      CBS KC              (Digital card)

First question: Is it a problem that I have two channel 5's?  They're
set that way because that's the channel the cable provider uses, and I
get the same channel on both the analog and digital cable card.

Second question: Why is myth trying to record the same episode three times?

Has anyone else had this problem?

Thanks for your help,
~Dean Wilson

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