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

Jake Anderson yahoo at vapourforge.com
Mon Nov 24 10:22:01 UTC 2008

jedi 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...
> ______________________________________
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