[mythtv] Some simple problems on getting a system running

Bryce C Plug at bryceco.net
Mon Mar 17 15:51:46 EST 2003

Check the docs. They outline very well what keys do what and how to use
an external channel changing device.

On Mon, 2003-03-17 at 15:25, Malcolm Wotton wrote:
> Ok,
> Everyone's been kind enough to help so far and I now have a myth system that
> starts up. I also have some problems that I'd love to solve: In no
> particular order.
> 1) My mandrake system doesn't start mysql on boot even though it is
> configured to do so. Anyone know the fix to this problem?
> 2) I can't find anywhere the documentation on how to control the system.
> Random hitting of keys showed me that 's' is pause 'a' is rewind etc.
> However is there documentation for this anywhere? Can I record as I watch
> even if I don't go to the EPG? Are there other hot keys? I'm sure this is
> very simple, and I've just not found the right document yet.
> 3) I seem to have subtitles all over my programs, I'm not deaf so I don't
> need them, how do I turn them off.
> 4) I seem to have sent the brightness down to zero by hitting random
> controls, and I can't find a way to get it back.
> 5) Finally how should I configure the EPG so every channel tunes in to the
> same frequency (as I have a set top box that provides the signal on a single
> channel)
> Thanks for the help so far
> BTW I'm not very techie, but I'm happy to write up this sort of stuff as
> FAQ's for the project as part of my contribution :) Let me know if you want
> that sort of help.
> Malcolm
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Bryce C <Plug at BryceCo.Net>
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