[mythtv-users] Always something going wrong with Myth

Matt S. skd5aner at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 23:56:26 UTC 2008


On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 6:50 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Friday 19 December 2008 16:15:57 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....
>
>
> You can have the commflagging job start soon after the recording starts. In my
> case it finishes up commflagging just a few minutes after the show ends.
>
>

Yup - mine is just about near real time, as the processor keeps up
pretty nicely - just need a minute or so beyond the end of a
commercial break in order for it to be flagged.  That was one of the
best features put in about 4 years ago - "real time commercial
flagging".

Thanks!
Matt


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