[mythtv-users] Problem changing channels whilst recording

Barry John Williams barry at bjw.me.uk
Sun Apr 17 08:03:26 UTC 2011

Forgot to mention which version of mythtv I'd installed:


Both frontend and backend are on the same box.


On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 8:55 AM, Barry John Williams <barry at bjw.me.uk>wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm in the UK and am using a DVB-T card configured for freeview channels
> and a DVB-S card configured for FTA channels on Astra 28.2e.  Each hardward
> card is configured to allow 4 simultaneous recording on a mux.  Channels
> which are on both sources have been configured with the same channel number,
> channel name and channel callsign.  Incidentally EIT is switched off on
> these channels on satellite and I transfer the freeview metadata for these
> channels on a regular basis via a python script and crontab.
> My default source for LiveTV is 'satellite'.  If LiveTV is started and
> there is another recording being made on 'satellite' (say BBC 1 HD); if the
> channel is changed (either by the EPG, OSD or explicit channel number) to
> another channel which is on both satellite and freeview (such as CBeebies)
> the channel change will fail silently.  The workaround is to switch the
> input source.
> Is there a configuration setting somewhere which basically tells MythTV to
> change the input source at the same time a channel is requested?
> Thanks for any help!
> --
> Barry John Williams
> Twitter: @bazwilliams

Barry John Williams
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