[mythtv-users] Enabling multirec borks usability a bit.

mugginz feed.mugginz at internode.on.net
Tue Apr 20 15:38:38 UTC 2010

On Wed, 21 Apr 2010 01:22:44 am jedi wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 11:18:32AM -0400, Jeff Wormsley wrote:
> > On 4/20/2010 7:49 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > >No one called you (or anyone else in this thread) a moron for
> > >watching Live TV.  Some of us feel that those who do watch Live TV
> > >just haven't really figured out how to truly benefit from using a
> > >DVR--such that all the work is done /for/ you /by/ the computer.
> > >And, yes, I realize your argument for Live TV is that the computer
> > >should do the work for you--I'm saying that you're doing a lot of
> > >work using Live TV that your computer could be doing for you if
> > >you learned how to use the DVR to full benefit.
> > 
> > In my opinion, the major problem with that isn't how *I* use a DVR.
> > It is everyone else who uses that system.  My wife, for instance,
> > turns on HGTV at noon and it stays there until 5pm when she switches
> > to WGN, and then at 7pm it's back to HGTV.  She doesn't want to
> > schedule those shows to record, then play one, and when that one
> ...then bypass the DVR entirely. I did this with my S1 Tivo. I did
> not waste the box on something where it really made more sense to
> have another reciever plugged into the TV directly with nothing in
> between.
> [deletia]
> _______________________________________________

So buy a PVR for LiveTV and use MythTV for recording?

I guess it has a certain logic.  It's probably the most robust work around yet 
suggested, though a little expensive.

I still hope that where there's someone willing to address the root problem, 
the team leads will allow the patches.

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