[mythtv-users] When there are more requests for tuners than there are tuners?

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Sat May 1 15:09:04 UTC 2010

On 1 May 2010 12:44,  <mythtv at derdev.com> wrote:
> If I had NN# myth tuners and NN+1 concurrent myth Scheduled Recordings and
> Frontends asking for LiveTV, there would be a contention situation when the
> "extra" request for a tuner is made.
> Assuming a mix of LiveTV and recording, how does Myth 0.22 arbitrate this?
> What if the last request is for LiveTV vs. what if the last request to
> start was a scheduled recording, what rules are used?
> For me, this will translate to a question of economics concerning how many
> STBs to commit to paying on.  Also of concern is the WAF of some recording
> being bumped off the schedule, or not being able to watch something live.
> TIA.
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Why not have so OTA boxes dedicated to the main networks?

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