[mythtv-users] cards vs sources vs inputs confusion, problems and possible bugs

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Dec 3 17:03:33 UTC 2009

On 12/03/2009 06:33 AM, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Nick Morrott píše v Čt 03. 12. 2009 v 02:20 +0000:
>> For LiveTV browsing and EPG viewing:
>> Giving 'equivalent' channels on all video sources the same channel
>> number (channum) and name will group channels together so that MythTV
>> can 'find' the channel on all tuners and allocate it to the next best
>> LiveTV tuner if required. It will also hide multiple copies of the
>> 'equivalent' channels which can greatly condense the EPG.
> It does not work properly and that was the main reason why I posted the
> initial question here:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/410801?search_string=cards%20vs%20sources;#410801
> See the last example.
> I think you've encouraged me enough to create a bug report in the trac.

It's already there.

Quoting (from your original post):

> Example: there are channels with channums "1" to "9" available on both
> cards (and duplicate on both sources etc). I browse with the ArrowUp to
> the channel "5", press Enter, and watch channel "5". Now if I press
> ArrowUp it will not offer the channel "6" but channel "2" instead
> because it sort of reset its position(?)

That's http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/6208 and 
http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7197 .  Either apply the patch at 
http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/22346 to your build (assuming 
0.22-fixes) or wait for it to be committed to -fixes.


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