[mythtv-users] Ceton vs multirec questions
stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Wed Jul 28 08:24:19 UTC 2021
On Wed, 28 Jul 2021 00:09:57 -0400, you wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 22:54:41 -0500
> > From: Per Hatlevik <jakeisawake at gmail.com>
> > I used a ceton and hdhomerun prime for many years and if you are using
> > cablecard you can't do multirec as far as I know. Maybe the same channel on
> > a pre/post roll could do multiple recordings but I've never seen that!
>Yup, cablecard with Comcast cable.
> > With a cable card the card downloads a channelmap so each channel is a
> > vchannel on it's own frequency and there are no multiplexes like there are
> > over ATSC AFAIK.
>That's closer to my understanding. Hence my surprise at all those
>(Also interesting just how different the channelmap and the Schedules
>Direct listings are; I'll have to go through them carefully and figure
>out if it's worth trying to update SD or if I'm misinterpreting it.
>Way more entries in the channelmap, but I haven't tried tuning most
>of them yet.)
> > I have been only OTA since 2016 so maybe I am dating myself!
> > PS the olympics in 2016 basically KILLED my ceton eth 6 recording Olympics
> > on 6 tuners basically 24x7 for two weeks. Put a fan on it!
>So I've heard! I do in fact have the hardware to strap a nice quiet fan
>to it and am planning to do so soon.
This might be as a result of the new "Schedule as a group" option. If
that is set, as I understand it, it overrides the setting for the
number of multirec tuners and the system will create virtual tuners as
required. I have never used that option, but I understand it is on by
default in new installs. You find it in mythtv-setup > Input
connections > select a tuner > Interactions between inputs.
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