[mythtv-users] How to record LiveTV?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 20 23:16:40 EST 2005
Richard Jones wrote:
>On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 08:24 am, Adam Greenbaum wrote:
>>On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 23:13 +0100, Yemu wrote:
>>>Dnia wtorek, 15 listopada 2005 22:04, Richard Jones napisał:
>>>>I can't figure how to record LiveTV. The online docs suggest that
>>>>hitting "r" will toggle it, but doing so just displays 'Recording ""'
>>>>in the top left of the screen for a few moments. Nothing appears to be
>>>>written anywhere. If I'm in browse mode, the message that appears
>>>>(written over the "Browse" text) is "Record" and it stays until I hit
>>>>"r" again. Nothing appears to be written anywhere though.
>>>i also have the similar problem :-( hitting "r" makes nothing... and i
>>>checked "watch recordings" - there are only scheduled recordings there
>>This is what happens if you don't have tv listings for the current
>>channel. Myth doesn't know the finish time or name of the current
>>program so it just doesn't start. Fix your listings and the problem
>>should go away.
>This might be a dumb question, but why can't I just record whatever is
>currently being captured by the TV card. Start when I hit 'r' and stop when I
>hit it again?
>Have we learnt nothing from VCRs?
Myth is not a VCR. You can do something like you want in SVN, but you
still shouldn't ever do it.
Read the second paragraph of the commit message to see why--even with
SVN's "instant record" feature--you should always use a Manual Recording.
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