[mythtv-users] enhancing EIT data manually?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Sep 3 22:19:45 UTC 2012

On 09/03/2012 01:43 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 9/3/2012 12:07, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> then "check out" a tuner for use in collecting the EIT data
> I'm not sure if "locking" the tuner for external use will actually 
> cause MythTV to free up the device node such that it can actually be 
> used externally, or just make the scheduler ignore it. That would 
> probably be a good feature addition to that mechanism. The alternative 
> is just the blanket setting to always release the tuner when not in use.

You mean the setting:

Open DVB card on demand
If enabled, only open the DVB card when required, leaving it free for 
other programs at other times.


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