[mythtv-users] Correct setup?

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Sun Dec 17 03:10:12 UTC 2017

On Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:27:41 +0100, you wrote:

>I have used MythTV for many years but when it comes to capture cards and
>channel scanning I have never really understood how to configure this
>correctly. This means that whenever I have to change something about
>this it feels it is trial and error before I get it to work again.
>Could someone please tell me if there is something wrong with my current
>configuration or if I should do some changes that makes it easier to
>Capture Cards:
>- Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T 500
>  [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0]
>  [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0]
>- pctv tripleStick 292e
>  [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter2/frontend0]
>Video Sources:
>- Digital terrestrial television in Sweden (DVB-T and DVB-T2)
>  DVB-T_Tuner1, Listings grabber: Sweden (swedb/tvsajten) (xmltv), Channel frequency table: europe-west
>  DVB-T_Tuner2, Listings grabber: Sweden (swedb/tvsajten) (xmltv), Channel frequency table: europe-west
>  DVB-T2, Listings grabber: Sweden (swedb/tvsajten) (xmltv), Channel frequency table: europe-west
>Input Connections:
>- [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0](DVBInput) -> DVB-T_Tuner1
>- [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0](DVBInput) -> DVB-T_Tuner2
>- [DVB: /dev/dvb/adapter2/frontend0](DVBInput) -> DVB-T2
>For this I have 3 different configuration files for xmltv.
>Maybe since all capture cards receive the stream from the same antenna
>it should be enough with with one single video source and the input
>connections all reference this single video source?
>And also one single configuration file för xmltv would be enough?
>Best regards,
>Peter Carlsson

You only need two sources - one for DVB-T only (no DVB-T2 listings),
used with both of the DVB-T tuners.  And one for DVB-T and DVB-T2
listings combined, as the DVB-T2 tuner can record from both types of

If there are no actual DVB-T2 multiplexes, then you could use one
source for all three tuners.

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