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Old 03-16-2005, 02:04 AM   #1
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MythTV claims all my inputs are in use. None actually are


I have ivtv working flawlessly (ditch the rpm distros, that was the trick). I installed mythtv and everything appears ok, with one exception. Every time I attempt to watch tv in mythtv it tells me all available inputs are being used for recording, but I go to the recording section and nothing is being recorded. The cat /dev/video0 > test.mpg works flawlessly from the command line. What did I miss? Googling for hours found nothing.. :-(

Any MythTV experts out there?
 
Old 03-17-2005, 11:43 AM   #2
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If you are already recording one programme in the slot then you can't record another. You need as many tuner cards as you want to record simultanaeously.

Check the backend log - it may already be recording something. In a similar fastion you can't watch tv and record at the same time if you have got only one tuner card.
 
Old 03-24-2005, 11:42 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. The point was that I wasn't actually recording anything, or watching tv when this error would arrise. As it turns out it was a permissions problem with the backend server. You have to make sure that the user mythtv has rights to use /dev/videox. Once I corrected the permissions, I finally had a perfectly working MythTV Debian Powerhouse!. Woohoo. And now on to my other unicorn...Acidrip..
 
  


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