[mythtv] Recording Profiles

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Wed Apr 16 15:25:15 EDT 2003

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 01:15:27PM -0400, Brian A. Vance wrote:

> A question I've been meaning to ask for a while now:
> Presumably most people have lower settings for 'LiveTV' than they do for
> 'Default'.  This is because it takes s bit more juice to watch a program
> while you are recording it (LiveTV)...  so my questions is this...  What
> if I begin recording at 8:00 (using the 'Default' recording profile) then
> start watching the recording at 8:15.  Once I start watching at 8:15 does
> the 'LiveTV' recording profile kick in, allowing me to watch without
> having the system fall to it's knees trying to record with the 'Default'
> recording profile and watch the program at the same time?  If not,
> shouldn't this be the case?

No, the settings are selected at the start of recording and never changed.
Many of the settings cannot be changed in the middle of a recording anyway
(such as the codec).

 - mdz

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