[mythtv-users] demo test recorder

Jack McGee jack at greendesk.net
Wed Jun 13 23:36:18 UTC 2018

On 06/13/2018 04:50 AM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> 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.

Thank you!  I am up and running tunerless for time being.

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