[mythtv-users] EIT Active scan

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 02:38:15 UTC 2019

> > If you watch or record a channel then you do not only receive the
> > channel but also the EIT information when that is present. Only if you
> > check the box for Active EIT then the tuner is used to receive EIT
> > also when the tuner is not in use for recording or watching live TV. I
> > recommend to configure the first tuner of your HDHR for Active EIT and
> > the other three tuners not. The other three tuners are then available
> > for other use if MythTV is not using them.

Even though EIT guide data is probably poorer quality, it should in theory
be more up to date if programs such as sporting events etc overrun. Does
anyone know if MythTV automatically adjusts the end time of a recording
that's already in progress if the end time is updated half way through?
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