[mythtv-users] Watch TV while listening to music

Troy Dack troydack at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 02:41:21 UTC 2007

On 3/17/07, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Troy Dack napsal(a):
> > I've managed to successfully get my MythTV box up and running using a
> > DVICO FusionHDTV Dual tuner (except for the remote, but that's another
> > issue).
> >
> > After being suitably impressed by the ability to schedule, record and
> > replay programs as well as watch the wealth of digital media that I'v
> > accumulated there's one thing that I can't work out how to do within
> > MythTV.
> >
> > What I would like to do is have the video from either LiveTV or a
> > recorded program displayed _but_ have the audio from the mythmusic
> > module playing.
> >
> > For those asking, "Why?"  I regularly watch sports (Cricket,
> > Australian Rules, Rugby Union) without the need for commentators.
> > Replacing commentators with a decent playlist would be preferable.
> >
> > Is this possible with MythTV?
> The only thing I can think of is to add live TV as one of the
> visualizations....
> I haven't even looked at the code, and I'm not a C++ programmer, so I
> have no idea if this is practical.....
> --Yan
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This would be perfect.  Along these lines having the LiveTV displayed in the
main menus in much the same way it is displayed on the schedule screen would
be nice too.

I might have to start looking in to how all these things work in MythTV..

     troydack at gmail.com
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