[mythtv-users] Always something going wrong with Myth

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Dec 19 23:48:59 UTC 2008

On Dec 19, 2008, at 3:15 PM, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:

> Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> Surely the point of a DVR is to watch whenever you want, live, 10,
>> 20, 30 minutes later than transmitted. And you only need to start
>> 20min late for an hour show to be able to skip all the commercials.
> I thought that MythTV ran commercial flagging as a separate job  
> *after*
> the show finished recording, so if you started watching before it
> finishes recording, you can manually skip the commercials, but not
> automatically skip them....

As with most things in mythtv, it's configurable. You can start  
commflagging as soon as the program starts recording and enjoy  
commercial skipping before the program finishes recording.


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