[mythtv-users] LiveTV conflicts with scheduled recording - despite unused tuners on the same box!

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 12:11:45 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 8:10 AM, John Drescher<drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/7/2 Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>:
>>> Because Myth is meant to record TV, and LiveTV is for people who haven't
>>> figured out how to use a DVR.  :)
>> I think that view of MythTV is very restrictive for no real reasons
>> other than LiveTV is really lacking there.
>> LiveTV isn't implicitly bad, there are many channels where recordings
>> make no sense other than watching it live: sport and news channel
>> being the 2 most obvious categories.
> I have actually used the livetv feature for sports more often than any
> other sort of programming. I mean this way I can show up 1 hour late
> for a 3.5 hour football game and still see the game from the beginning
> and miss the highly annoying commercials in the process.

And there are other times where the SO got to see her favorite sport
at a normal time instead of 3:00AM.


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