[mythtv-users] MCE vs Myth (with added problem with myth)

Stephen Atkins satkins at inetdesign.org
Fri Apr 15 14:20:57 UTC 2011

On 4/14/2011 8:41 AM, Richard Morton wrote:
> Please excuse brevity and pistakes this email was composed on an Android
> smartphone
>  >
>  > > I actually run both a MCE and Myth boxes.  When scheduling on the MCE
>  > > box I can only tell it to record ever episode of "The Big Bang Theory"
>  > > but there is no way to tell it to only record first run episodes and
>  > > don't rerecord episodes it already has.  That and I'm stuck using their
>  >
>  >    ...ouch. That has to bite. Sounds like something that would
> unecessarily
>  > keep tuners busy when they don't really need to be. Sounds like
> something that
>  > would either cause extra conflicts or require more tuners.
>  >
> And lots of extra power consumption, system uptime, unnessary cable
> subscriptions and lots of additional storage.
> Why if you have myth would you continue with mce? One of the key things
> of mythtv is getting to the point that there is no input switching of
> the tv/receiver making waf very high.

The wife may find her machine switched to Myth at any moment.  But its 
not "MY" machine it's "HER" machine and she wants windows on it.  I'm 
just the husband and do as I'm told:)


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