[mythtv-users] deleting tuners and replacing tuners
jfabernathy at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 22:56:21 UTC 2019
On 2/13/19 3:40 PM, James Abernathy wrote:
> On 2/13/19 7:44 AM, Daryl McDonald wrote:
>> You may not need to delete video sources, just assign only what you
>> want used. The D key would probably do it, but I have no experience
>> On Tue, Feb 12, 2019, 7:11 PM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com
>> <mailto:jfabernathy at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 2/12/19 4:44 PM, Daryl McDonald wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 1:49 PM Michael T. Dean
>>> <mtdean at thirdcontact.com <mailto:mtdean at thirdcontact.com>> wrote:
>>> On 02/12/2019 01:11 PM, James Abernathy wrote:
>>> > It looks like I have to delete all tuners to remove any tuner.
>>> Use DELETE, by default bound to D, to delete a single
>>> capture card.
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>>> Deleting a single tuner leaves a space in the tuner numbering,
>>> if your new card is to be your only tuner and you want your new
>>> card's tuners to be enumerated 1-4 delete all tuners in the BE
>>> setup > capture cards, then configure the new card and tie it to
>>> the old video source.
>> That sounds like what I want to do. Could I delete just one of
>> my video sources?? I think the new tuner card will receive all
>> the channels so I'd like to delete just the video source that has
>> the missing channels.
>> Jim A
> Well this turned out to be fun and games. First my 'user' was not part
> of the group 'video' so mythtv-setup could not open the dvb card I
> just added. I fixed that so I could use the card.
> However, the video sources and input connections would not mesh up. I
> had 2 sets of channels in the guide. One without any schedule data and
> those channels I could tune to. The channels with data could not be
> tuned to.
> For some reason when I did the tuner scan as part of the input
> connection setup it number the channels 5_1, 11_1, etc. But the XMLTV
> EPG had all the channels listed as 5.1, 11.1, etc. This may be
> because I had built the existing XMLTV for use with mythhdhrrecorder
> and I followed those instructions.
> I seem to have it fixed by deleting everything and starting over with
> video source, etc. I created the XMLTV using tv_grab_zz_sdjson_sqlite
> exactly from the wiki (https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/XMLTV) and got it
> Now I have to go though the schedule rules and see what got affected.
> I can already see the previously recorded programs have messed up data
> for the channel they were recorded on.
> Jim A
I think the channel number issues is because HDHR uses 5.1, 11.1, etc.
Whereas Hauppauge Win-TV Quad PCI tuner card uses 5_1, 11_1, etc.
Anyway, it's fixed now, database is edited and I made sure all the right
stuff was in the systemd files so the tuners are ready to go before the
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