[mythtv-users] I just want to make a wife-friendly MythTV system

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 19:32:16 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 1:50 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 08:06:37PM +1300, Steve Hodge wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 7:10 PM, Marc Barrett <mnealbarrett at cox.net> wrote:
>> > I have a mostly-working MythTV setup involving a DCH-3200 and
>> > a firewire connection.  For the unprotected channels, it works
>> > OK, but if you try to record from a protected channel, the
>> > backend will hang or crash.  With these problems, it just isn't
>> > anywhere close to being "wife-friendly".  I can't teach her how to
>     If you do this with a Tivo and a DishTV reciever you will get the
> same result. You just need to set up your channels properly and hide
> all the ones that will give your configuration fits.
>> > use it, because invariably she'll try to record a protected
>> > channel, crash it, think she wrecked it, and not want to touch
>> > it for the rest of her life.
>> Can't you remove those channels entirely?
>    There's a reasonably nice interface to do this within MythWeb.
>    Personally I just do manual SQL...

You can also just remove them from your schedules direct lineup and
Myth should remove them next time mythfilldatabase runs.

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