[mythtv-users] Myth with Dish Network / DirectTV ?

Mark fairlane at springcom.com
Wed Dec 16 23:35:58 UTC 2009

Russ Van Winkle wrote:
> (*The only issue I had was related to WAF:  my wife would pick up the
> remote to find out why the receiver had changed channels, putting the
> OSD up over the recording, and sometimes switching the channel back.
> Since I was only in testing mode I couldn't complain much about this.
> In production, I would have either used the option in the directv.pl
> script to supress the info button, or, ideally, put the receiver in
> the closet with a backend and used a separate frontend machine.  We're
> now switching to OTA-only so the point has become moot.)
My solution to this was to move all recievers to the basement server 
rack and FORCE live-tv on anyone
who wanted to surf channels.  No spare tuner, no surfing.  Not ideal, 
but keeps your recordings safe. 


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