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

Eloy Paris peloy at chapus.net
Wed Apr 21 02:39:47 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 01:38:38AM +1000, mugginz wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Apr 2010 01:22:44 am jedi wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 11:18:32AM -0400, Jeff Wormsley wrote:
> > > 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.

This wouldn't work for my particular case -- I don't have a real TV; I
just have a computer connected to a computer monitor; that's my "TV", so
the DVR can't be bypassed.


Eloy Paris.-

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