[mythtv-users] 0.19 and manual recording
styrmis at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 5 19:31:25 UTC 2006
On 3/5/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 03/05/2006 01:57 PM, Stefan Haflidason wrote:
> > On 3/5/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> >> On 03/05/2006 07:15 AM, William Kenworthy wrote:
> >>> Is there an alternative way to just record until I say stop?
> >> Nope. Not with Myth. With other (non-PVR-type) applications,
> > Unless he was watching the channel in live tv and pressed 'R', right?
> > is of course little use in terms of automation.
> Still no. If you're in LiveTV and press "R", MythTV will begin
> recording the current program and will end the recording at the end of
> the current program.
> If you have no guide data for MythTV to use to determine the appropriate
> length/name of the recording, it will record for 30 minutes or 60
> minutes (don't remember which) and give the recording a very bad name
> (which is why manual recordings are better than LiveTV recordings when
> you have no program listings--they allow you to set an appropriate stop
> time and recording name).
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Thanks for the clarification. My assumption came from recording ~30 minutes
of a program yesterday, from LiveTV, without guide data.
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