[mythtv-users] Multiple Lineups / Live TV Channel Change

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Nov 3 18:12:24 UTC 2011

On 11/3/2011 14:09, Scott and Nicole Harris wrote:
>> So, if you're trying to use the hack that prioritizes Live TV over
>> recordings, you would create your capture cards in the opposite order
>> you want them used for Live TV (i.e. with the
>> least-preferred-for-Live-TV card created first and the
>> most-preferred-for-Live-TV card created last). Then, you would go
>> through and connect inputs in the order you want those inputs used for
>> recordings and change the default of 2 virtual tuners to 4 for each
>> (digital/multirec-capable) input as you connect them. Then, when you've
>> connected all the inputs, you would go back in and change the 4 virtual
>> tuners to 5 to create a "Live TV" tuner.
> OK, I think I've got the grasp of it all, except for one thing.  Why do I want to change the default of 2 virtual tuners to 4 as I connect them?  What's wrong with leaving them at 2?

It only allows you to record two things simultaneously on a single 
multiplex.  Other than that, absolutely nothing.

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