[mythtv-users] Myth Scheduler doesn't work as expected for two tuners & multirecord=2

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sat Jun 14 23:37:00 UTC 2008

On Jun 14, 2008, at 4:20 PM, Mark Greenwood wrote:

> On Sunday 15 June 2008 00:02:47 Michael Rice wrote:
>> On 6/14/08, Bernard Mentink <bmentink at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Anyway, it seems I am not alone is this request for muliple LiveTV  
>>> sessions,
>>> and it sounds easy enough to do it, so why not just do it. You may  
>>> just get
>>> a whole lot more "converts"
>>> to Mythtv out of it. The WAF is VERRY important, and should be a  
>>> priority to
>>> you "devs".
>> I think it's probably a bad assumption that the devs want a whole lot
>> more converts.  It's not like they get paid more if there are a
>> million users.
>> The transition from watching TV live to watching all recorded can be
>> an adjustment.  I suggest taking it slow.  Most TVs have more than  
>> one
>> input... so use one for Myth, one for "LiveTV".  Start recording  
>> shows
>> you and the wife both watch on the Mythbox.  She'll really like
>> watching that 1 hour show in 44 minutes.  Then introduce time stretch
>> and watch the show in half an hour.  Pretty soon she'll want all the
>> shows on Myth and you'll need to buy more tuners and computers to  
>> keep
>> her happy!
>> My wife and kids watch absolutely no Live TV now and we really can't
>> stand the thoughts of it.  You'll find pretty quickly that it isn't
>> important at all.
> Not wanting to start an argument, but I couldn't disagree more.  
> Although having Myth's ability to record shows is something I've  
> been looking for for ages, the ability to watch live TV is just as  
> important.

to you

> If I was to tell my other half "No, you can't watch Lost now, you've  
> got to wait for it to finish and then give it 20 minutes to flag  
> commercials" she'd give me the ear-bashing of a lifetime. (Although  
> speaking personally I'd love to be able to stop at "No, you can't  
> watch Lost", but then she'd probably leave me...)
> Now, clearly, this is the dev's project and they can do what they  
> want with it. I don't have a problem with that. I'll work out my own  
> way to achieve what I want.

You could be a dev and make LiveTV more full-featured. We'd all  
appreciate having a dev who sees a lot of value in LiveTV.

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