[mythtv-users] visible flag in mythweb/channel info ?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jul 17 22:16:20 UTC 2009
On 07/17/2009 05:21 PM, Alan Marchiori wrote:
> I have an ATSC channel that I get poor reception on. In a month or so
> they (the broadcaster) is upgrading their transmitter. At that point
> I hope to get good reception. So for now I want to 'disable' the
> channel so I unchecked the visible flag from mythweb. But-- it
> appears the backend will still record from a non-visible channel.? Is
> there a way to tell myth to ignore that channel without deleting it?
> I want to avoid rescanning my channels later if I can. Oh and ATSC
> channels with poor reception will cause VDPAU to crash (along with
> mythfrontend) if that wasn't obvious.
As Robert implied, MythTV's scheduler will /never/ record from a not
visible channel--even if you set a manual recording.
It will, however, allow you to use it during LiveTV--as for LiveTV,
/you/ are the scheduler.
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