[mythtv-users] HDHomerun virtual tuners question

Harry Devine lifter89 at comcast.net
Thu Dec 30 23:28:21 UTC 2010

On 12/30/2010 04:47 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 12/30/2010 16:15, Harry Devine wrote:
>> I just re-did my setup and when I added my HDHR, I saw that I had 4 
>> virtual tuners.  Well, 2 days ago, I had to reset my router at home, 
>> and the IP address changed for the HDHR.  So I went back into 
>> mythtv-setup and changed the IP for it, and now I see that I only 
>> have 3 virtual tuners: 1 for tuner 0 and 2 for tuner 1.
>> How can I get the 2nd one for tuner 0 back?  Just for the record, I 
>> couldn't find anywhere on my router where I can permanantly assign 
>> the IP to the HDHR MAC address.
> Delete all your existing tuners, and add your HDHR back using the 
> serial number found on the bottom of the device.  MythTV will 
> auto-detect your HDHR, regardless of what IP address was handed out by 
> your DHCP server.
> If you continue using direct IP assignment of the HDHR in MythTV, you 
> will only be able to access the first tuner.  If you tell MythTV to 
> use the second tuner through a direct IP address, it will still only 
> access the first tuner, due to a flaw in MythTV, and you will end up 
> with resource conflicts and failed recordings.
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I'll try that tonight.  I just went through the process of using the 
HDHR config GUI application to figure out what channels it sees, and 
matching up the corresponding XMLTV IDs.  So by deleting them will that 
mess any of that up?  As long as I don't touch the Input Connections or 
Video Sources I should be fine, correct?


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