[mythtv-users] Recording every Movie does not work - Says it will record Earlier

Douglas Peale Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Tue Dec 28 19:28:28 UTC 2010

On 12/28/2010 11:15 AM, Gavin Hurlbut wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 2:21 AM, agraham <agraham at g-b.net> wrote:
>> I'm using v0.24-90-(hex-blah), Branch fixes/0.24 (from Github)
> This was pointless.  Such a version doesn't exist.  Please put the
> actual version string that mythfrontend --version gives.
>> I have 12 tuners (with a patched mythtv to allow 20 virtual tuners per
>> physical), so its not for the lack of tuners.
> What?!  I doubt there is a single multiplex out there that would ever
> require 20 virtual tuners, and even if it did, the 20 streams would be
> of such low bandwidth as to be useless anyways.

On Comcast, I have one channel with 56 subchannels (two TV stations, the rest are encrypted), and another with 33 subchannels (2
TV stations, 1 encrypted, and the rest radio stations).

So, if he likes to record radio stations, 20 virtual tuners might not be unreasonable.

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