[mythtv-users] Any DVBSky 952 Users - 2nd Tuner Help?

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Wed Jun 8 08:46:56 UTC 2016

On 07/06/16 21:22, nospam312 wrote:
> On 5 June 2016 at 22:08, John Pilkington <J.Pilk at tesco.net
> <mailto:J.Pilk at tesco.net>> wrote:
>     I've no experience with that card, but have you set it up as two
>     devices in mythtv-setup (adapter0, adapter1) -  and then defined the
>     number of virtual tuners for each; default 2, max 5?
> Yes I am all setup in mythtvsetup and I have adapter0 and adapter1 (and
> corresponding /dev/dvb/adapter/0,1).  DVBSky 952v3
> I left everything default (e.g. 2 virtual tuners) apart from setting
> both tuners to use LNB.
> The kernel should have support for this card but I am wondering if it is
> broken as you can tune the 2nd (adapter1) tuner in mythtvsetup but at
> some point MythTV decides it no longer can see it and even mythtvsetup
> can't access adapter1 but it is still visible in
> /dev/dvb/adapter1/demux0, dvr0, frontend0 and net0 even after a restart
> of the PC.  I have tried swapping the "aerial" cables and still adapter0
> works and adapter1 doesn't - so not an "aerial" problem.  Tuner 1
> (adapter0) seems to be rock solid.
> Any pointers on what I could try next would be great.
> Thanks

I have no idea if this is relevant, but changes to the DVB-S/S2 setup 
were made a few months ago and it didn't look as if many people took 
part in the testing.  Unless other ideas surface, you might have a look 
at #12495

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