[mythtv-users] tuners free? boot me off anyway

Chris Porter hoodlum7 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 23:42:06 UTC 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Matt Harrison <iwasinnamuknow at genestate.com
> wrote:

> Hi list,
> I've got a myth box with 2 dual DVB-T tuners.
> After a lof of messing around with kworld rubbish I managed to get all
> my tuners working fine. This problem has happened from day 1 but I
> always assumed it was due to the faulty tuner I had before.
> If I'm wating live tv and a recording is about to start, I will get the
> box giving me 3 options (watch & record, go to menu, cancel) even though
> there are 3 other tuners totally idle.
> If I want to carry on watching, I have to go back to the main menu, wait
> for the countdown to stop (in my head -- no display available) and then
> start live tv again. Of course, it will have put me on another channel
> so I will have to fiddle.
> Why can'y mythtv see that tuner0 is in use and automatically use the
> next available tuner for the recording? All 4 tuners pick up exactly the
> same programmes.
> Is this my fault? I'd love to know :)
> Thanks
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There is a configuration option to Allow Live TV to move scheduled shows.

Utilities/Setup -> Setup -> TV Settings -> General
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