[mythtv-users] demo test recorder

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Wed Jun 13 09:50:40 UTC 2018

On Tue, 12 Jun 2018 12:59:29 -0500, you wrote:

>This on .28 backend, on Ubuntu 16.04.
>So I got mysql sorted out, thanks.
>But I have no tuners at present, just going to use backend to watch 
>recordings until I get tuners up.
>I am trying demo test recorder in mythtv-setup.
>I copied an existing MPG file to test.mpg.
>I delete all capture cards.
>I delete all video sources.
>Then added dummy tuner, specifying that file and mythtv said it liked that.
>But when I exit mythtv-setup, it says Card 1 (type None) is set to start 
>on Channel 3, which does not exist.

You may need to manually set up a channel associated with the demo
tuner in order to fix this.  The demo tuner will need to be connected
to a video source, and a channel created with that sourceid.

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