[mythtv-users] Mutually exclusive input devices?

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 03:06:03 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/06/2009, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  For a single input device with multiple inputs, you can make the
>>  inputs mutually exclusive.  Is there any way to do this for multiple
>>  input devices?  Any other thoughts on how to deal with this?
> For each of your configured input connections that you want to be
> mutually exclusive, assign them to the same Input Group. Input Groups
> are defined/assigned on the second page of the Input Connections
> section of mythtv-setup.
> From the mythtv-setup tool tip:
> "Input Group"
> "Leave as 'Generic' unless this input is shared with another device.
> Only one of the inputs in an input group will be allowed to record at
> any given time."
> Cheers,
> Nick

Very cool, thanks!  It looks like I'll need to delete and re-add
tuners in the right order so that Live TV starts on the right one.
This is exactly what I was looking for.


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