[mythtv-users] Fw: recording live TV

Ricardo Kleemann ricardo at americasnet.com
Wed Jul 20 20:29:07 EDT 2005


Can someone help me out with this?


> Hi,
> I'm trying to use "R" to begin recording the currently playing video, but 
> when I press R, it simply displays R "" on top, it doesn't really start 
> recording. Nothing shows up in the "Previously Recorded" section. Maybe 
> mythtv doesn't have the program information, so it doesn't assign a name 
> to the recording? The video source I have setup is with DataDirect, but 
> I'm getting errors retrieving lineups (I get "401 Unauthorized" on the 
> http request). But in any case, even though DataDirect is not pulling in 
> data, what I'm currently connected to is a DVD player, which obviously is 
> not related to any listings. How can I use "R" as a one-touch record 
> feature?
> Another thing is I have to run alsactl everytime I start Watch TV, it 
> seems to reset the volume so I need to run alsactl to restore the settings 
> I want. Is there a way to do this automatically?
> Thanks
> Ricardo 

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