[mythtv] Always change channel before scheduled recording

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Wed Jun 25 10:57:16 EDT 2003

On Wednesday 25 June 2003 09:21 am, Arnd Münzebrock wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm using an external grabber for my epg-data (nxtvepg), because the
> output of tv_grab_de is rather unhelpful (at least last time I tried
> it). Nxtvepg is running as a background daemon and is grabbing the epg
> data submitted by 3 tv-stations. The programm isn't touching the
> video-device as long as any other process is using/wants to use it but
> it does change channels in between when necessary.
> Since mythtv doesn`t seem to recognize if nxtvepg changed the channel
> this may lead to the problem that the wrong channel may be recorded for
> scheduled recordings. Maybe some other users of mythtv would like to use
> similar programs as well so the question is:
> Would it do any harm to other features if mythtv would (re)set the
> channel before recording, even if it thinks the card is already tuned to
> that channel?

Does this in CVS as of a couple days ago.


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