[mythtv-users] On the verge of giving up

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Sep 20 03:08:30 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 09:31:09PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Have you ever heard of a TiVo-user having to rebuild his recordedseek
> table?  I haven't.
> How often do you see messages on the cable-company forum asking for help
> upgrading from version 28 to version 29 of the DVR?
> Just because you're used to doing something for your Myth box doesn't
> mean that the TiVo users out there are doing the same thing for their
> systems.  I think we MythTV users tend to forget about all the time we
> put into MythTV.  If you're thinking to yourself, "But I never put any
> time into MythTV," think about what you're doing now...  Reading the
> MythTV mailing lists to keep current, help others, learn more about
> Myth, ...
[ ... ]
> I'd have to say that the most time-consuming part is getting it to run
> the way you want it to run and keeping it running that way. 
> Configuration is still a challenge--and requires a great deal of time
> spent learning.

MythTV is an Indycar.  If you don't *want* to go 200mph, buy a TiVo.
But don't try bringing it to the track. 


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