[mythtv] cancel recording bug?

David Engel dlengel at attbi.com
Thu Jan 15 02:14:54 EST 2004

On Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 12:30:29AM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Wednesday 14 January 2004 11:47 pm, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > That's fine.  Personally I consider the PVR-350 output work more
> > important that the EPG showing currently-recording programs ;)

Actually, while not looking at 350 issues, I've been working on the
ProgLister view idea Bruce and I were discussing. :)

> > The three PVR-350 issues I'd like to see fixed:
> >
> >     1) livetv + EPG crashes hard (this is probably an ivtv issue)

See my message on the ivtv list for possibly getting more debug info.

> >     2) livetv + EPG -- play video 'clip' in black space on frame buffer
> >     3) Picture in Picture (put the small video on the fb?)
> [...]
> #2's going to be pretty difficult -- you'd basically have to switch decoding 
> methods mid stream, and I don't think that'd be easy at all with the way 
> things are structured.  I have been meaning to make the alpha amount 
> configurable, and fix it so that it displays the epg in the other mode, which 
> should make things more useable.

That'd be nice.

> #3 shouldn't be that bad, though.  I'd worry about how fast it'd be, and if 
> updating the framebuffer that often would cause the same sort of problems 
> you're seeing with the EPG.  You be willing to test this if I whip out some 
> code for it?  I can't easily get a second stream going on my pvr-350 machine.

If I get a chance, I'll try to give it a while tomorrow.

David Engel
dlengel at attbi.com

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