[mythtv-users] single channel, with no guide info

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 12 20:58:04 EST 2005

William Kenworthy wrote:

>I have just added a set top box input to mythtv on a v4l analog input.
>Good picture and sound, but I have run into an unexpected problem.
>Currently, I want to use manual tuning and dont want to pollute my guide
>database with the channel information - I want mythtv to have a single
>channel, with no guide info.  However, without this info its difficult
>to record anything - is there a workaround?  Ideally I would like to
>press "R", have it start recording until I manually stop it.
Manual Recording...

See also 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/156994#156994 for why 
you shouldn't record with "R" if you don't have guide data (second 


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