[mythtv-users] How do I disable a tuner

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Apr 28 03:04:16 UTC 2011

On 4/27/2011 21:16, Jay Cornell wrote:
> Hi..  I seem to have a bad cable in the basement.  While i am working on
> the cable, is there a way to easily disable a single tuner -- i have two
> connected to a combined frontend/backend.  I know that i can go into
> setup, but i was wondering if i could disable via mythweb or the frontend.//

You can use the backend protocol and lock the tuner, preventing its use, 
however unless there is some very pressing issue preventing you from 
restarting the backend, just go into mythtv-setup, and disconnect the 
source from the input.

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