[mythtv] Compression and Gatos support

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Mon, 23 Dec 2002 09:21:59 -0500

On Mon, Dec 23, 2002 at 09:14:54AM -0500, Lego Andy wrote:

> So, let me get this right, you use avview for watching tv from AIW or is
> there a trick to get myth to only display video but not record it?

MythTV is a PVR application; it records video and (optionally) plays it back as it does so or at a later time.  It does not do simple video display.

> So, I understand I cannot record using myth and aiw, but I have bt848
> which records fine. All I want is to be able to watch via aiw while I am
> recording.

You should be able to use avview while mythtv is running, as long as mythtv
is not doing any playback.

 - mdz