[mythtv-users] How to configure DVB-T and DVB-S
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Sun May 2 19:07:14 UTC 2010
On 1 May 2010 21:43, Gavin Whitehead <gavin at alabastercranium.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On 01/05/2010 09:06, Nick Morrott wrote:
>> On 30 April 2010 23:49, Gavin Whitehead
>> <gavin at alabastercranium.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>>> I am new to MythTV and have been playing with 0.23RC2 for a while now.
>>> I have two tuner cards:
>>> WinTV NOVA TD-500 (dual DVB-T)
>>> WinTV NOVA HD S2 (single DVB-S2)
>>> I have tried a couple of different combinations of Video Sources and
>>> Connections and thought it about time I asked from some advice on how
>>> to set this up.
>>> I am UK based and want FreeView and FreeSat to both be available for
>> <cut configurations>
>>> Am I right in thinking that to be able to view DVB-T channels and DVB-S
>>> channels in LiveTV I must configure different two different Video
>> Correct. A video source is a list of channels and their associated
>> tuning information available on a particular input. As DVB-T and DVB-S
>> channels require different tuning information, you will need to
>> configure one video source for each different type of input you have.
>> This is why your first configuration failed.
>>> How do other people configure this in the UK?
>> On my Freeview/Freesat "testing" machine, I have two video sources,
>> both using EIT for listings (I use a mixture of XMLTV (TV channels)
>> and EIT (radio channels) on the "production" machine. Channels on both
>> sources are numbered per the Freesat EPG. Additionally, channels on
>> the Freeview video source have had their callsign and names updated to
>> match their counterparts on the Freesat source. The MythTV scheduler
>> requires that channels that are the same (or substantially the same)
>> have the same callsign in order to allow programmes to be scheduled
>> efficiently across video sources.
>> Even with these changes in place, mixing different listings sources
>> can give rise to the issue you report (the same programming being
>> scheduled simultaneously on different sources) due to minor variations
>> in listings. I recommend using the same listings source for similar
>> channels - if you use EIT for BBC1 on Freeview, use EIT for BBC1 on
>> Freesat too. You can mix EIT and XMLTV on a single video source, but
>> you want to ensure you do not have channels with both EIT and XMLTV
>> configured as this will cause problems.
> Thanks for that. I will try some of this out over the Bank Holiday weekend.
> I may have supplementary questions :-)
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