[mythtv-users] OSD Now/Next information from database?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Thu Dec 22 23:35:11 EST 2005

Michael T. Dean wrote:

> duckeo wrote:
>> Did some searching for this on google as well but I can't find anyone 
>> who's tried implementing it.
>> Has anyone attempted to reproduce the 'now/next' information onto the 
>> OSD based on MythTV's own database (rather than the DVB station's EPG)?
>> I always found that a very useful function of Digital TV and would 
>> love it would be in MythTV.
>> Conceptually I *think* it would be fairly easily to implement (the 
>> OSD does database queries everytime the channel changes anyway 
>> right?), make a query for two rows each time a key is pressed. 
> Isn't that what browse mode is for?  Press "o" while watching LiveTV 
> to enter browse mode.  Then, to see what's on next, use the right 
> arrow.  And, with browse mode, you can get Next-next and 
> Next-next-next and ...  ;)
> If you really like browse mode, you can set your channel up/down 
> buttons to always use browse mode.

I think he is referring to next timeslot, not next channel.


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