[mythtv-users] NEW - BIG PROBLEM! Watching LiveTV is very slow

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Sun Dec 12 16:46:28 UTC 2004

> Franco wrote:
> >Also he was describing what happens when you click
> >the "WATCH TV" button. When you press a button labeled like
> >that, you are just supposed to get live-TV functionality!! :-)
> >Not PVR functionality! :-)
> >  
> >
> LiveTV is always recording so you can pause it, etc.  If you just want 
> to watch TV with no recording, edit the menus and set up an EXEC button 
> to launch xawtv or something like that.
> Kevin

If you use EXECTV for this (with software-encoding), it will allocate
and lock a tuner for you to use.  See the menu xml file for an example.



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