[mythtv-users] Conflicts between QAM tuners & set-top box (DCH3200)

Jeff Thurston jthurston at skyline-ats.com
Wed Jun 17 20:09:56 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:

> On 06/17/2009 03:36 PM, Jeff Thurston wrote:
>> Currently I have 1 firewire box, and 3 QAM tuners.
>> I use scte65scan with the QAM tuners which share a SchedulesDirect
>> listing.
>> The DCH3200 has another listing for it alone.
>> Everything is just fine as long as I specify "record on any channel" -
>> Myth will then do just that, all 4 can record simultaneously.
>> But if I specify "record on this specific channel" it will ONLY record on
>> the DCH3200, preventing anything else from being recorded which has the same
>> setting.
>> The only solution I have come up with is to remove the standard definition
>> channels from the listing used by the DCH3200, since it is really only used
>> for the upper range of the HD channels anyway; such as DiscoveryHD.
>> Is there a better way to solve this conflict??? I would really prefer to
>> be able to set things to record only on a specific channel AND have them
>> pick any available tuner which has it.
> For any channels that exist on multiple video sources, you should specify
> the same callsign.  To myth, "this channel" = "this callsign".
> Mike

Ok I overlooked that. Thanks.
I guess I'll just leave it the way it is now since having to edit all the
call signs so they match between sources/channels is almost as bad as not
using scte65scan and editing xmltvid values.
At least this way it's nearly completely automated.
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