[mythtv-users] Tuner no turning off

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon May 31 00:40:10 UTC 2010

On 05/30/2010 07:56 PM, Phill Edwards wrote:
>> The only device on my network that uses the HDHomeRun is my mythbox, I never
>> watch live TV though the mybox yet it seems that tuner1 on the HDHomerun is
>> active, is it possible that myth is not disconnecting from the HDHomerun
>> after it is done recording a channel.  Actually right now it seems both
>> tuners on the HDHomerun are in use as I have three lights on.
>> Any help in diagnosing this would be helpful.
> In the tuner setup screens there is a setting that allows you to only
> use the capture card when recording or in Live TV.
> 1) Run mythtvsetup (the separate setup progrtam, not the setup screens
> you see from mythfrontend).
> 2) For each card go into Capture Card Setup, select the Recording
> Options button.
> 3) Make sure "Open DVD card on demand" is ticked.
> Not sure if this also works with a HDHR but have give it a try and see
> if it helps.

Also, note that if you've enabled EIT ("On-air Guide"), MythTV will use 
the tuners to pick up the guide.

That said, based on your address, you probably shouldn't be using EIT.


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