[mythtv-users] HomeRun Dual when recording ONE chan can't change to another?
maisel at lobo.net
Sat Sep 1 05:52:43 UTC 2012
Joseph Fry wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 11:38 PM, Lee Maisel <maisel at lobo.net
> <mailto:maisel at lobo.net>> wrote:
> Hi Joseph!
> Can you please elaborate on how and where I would set that up? I
> now have 3 HD HomeRun Dual tuners. (6 tuners)
> Joseph Fry wrote:
> Just wondering where I went wrong.
> If a program is recording on one channel, for some
> reason I
> can't change to another, even though it's a dual tuner.
> Change channel, it jumps back to the program currently
> I have it setup according to the documentation on
> MythTV wiki
> regarding the HomeRun Dual tuner.
> If you have configured virtual tuners and your LiveTV session
> happens to land on a virtual that shares the same
> physical, you
> can't change to anything other than what that tuner is locked
> into. You need to change tuner using "C" (default key) and
> to another tuner.
> There are various settings you can make to set the priority
> for recording/live tv on your tuners as well. I have 5
> tuners, they are set with recording priority from 1-5 and live
> tv priority from 5-1... so essentially if I go into live TV it
> uses tuner 5, and my recordings try to use the lowest numbered
> tuner available. With just 2 tuners, it's harder because
> often the scheduler will need to make use of the second tuner
> for various reasons.
> Please avoid top posting (put your reply's below the quoted content).
> Anyway, in mythtv-setup, when you are mapping sources to tuners, there
> is an option to set the recording priority and the livetv priority.
> I'm pretty sure it was there in 0.24?
> Essentially when entering livetv it will choose the tuner with the
> lowest livetv priority; if you set the livetv priority to 0 that tuner
> will not be available when entering livetv. The same goes for the
> recording priority.
> Are you running 3 HDHR Prime's with cable cards, or are you using QAM,
> or ATSC? I only ask because if you have 6 physical tuners, you could
> have 2 or 3 times that with virtual tuners (unless they are Prime's
> with CC's), that many tuners may influence the way I'd set the
> priorities, so I won't make any recommendations.
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I am using the tuners with OTA programming only. These are the non
The only place so far I can find a priority setting is under inputs,
I understand this to be a way to choose a better capture source over a
worse one, but I may be wrong.
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