[mythtv-users] Capturecard names and multirec tuners

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Sat Apr 6 02:31:38 UTC 2019

> > I have never found a way to adjust the names for the multirec tuners
> > in mythtv-setup.  It is possible it is there now, but I am missing it.
> > In any case, it was not there when I did it many years ago.  So what I
> > did was to use SQL to directly edit the displayname fields in the
> > database.  If you use one of the many GUI tools (eg Heidi SQL for
> > Windows), it is not too difficult.  Or you can write a simple SQL
> > script, for example, put this in a file "displaynames.sql":
> >
> As far as I can tell you're correct that this is the only means of
> getting those unique display names. I spend almost all of my
> professional life with MySQL and have been for more than a decade so
> that's not an issue.

I'm probably misunderstanding something here...but can't you give each one
a name in MythTV-Setup > Input Connections > Display name field? I have a
HD Homerun Quattro which has 4 tuners. Under Input Connections each has a
different Display Name - HDHR3-0, HDHR3-1, HDHR3-2 and HDHR3-.3.
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