[mythtv-users] Easier way to reset live tv start channel?

Kris B. krisbee at krisbee.com
Mon Jan 2 19:49:55 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012, at 01:52 PM, Scott & Nicole Harris wrote:
> >Again, the whole thing is broken if a user has to know any "This is what
> >you do when it doesn't work" procedures...  It should just work--and if
> >the channel is gone, let them go to a working channel (or even just have
> >it automatically choose another channel to try or whatever you Live TV
> >users think would be best).
> >Mike
> Personally I'd like to see it just pop up the "Should have obtained a
> lock 
> by now..." message (Perhaps reworded to "Unable to tune this channel at
> this 
> time, please select a different channel.") and then open the guide to
> allow 
> the user to scroll to and select an alternate channel when they click OK
> to 
> the message.  This bring up an interesting "I wonder what would happen
> if" 
> question in my head.  What happens when the "Start Live TV in Guide"
> option 
> is checked and a lock can't be obtained?  Do users using this option have
> an 
> easier time choosing a new station? 

Throwing my experience in, it seems when there is a partial lock, it
just locks and dumps to the main screen, but when it is a total failure
the warning screen pops up.  Using .23.1 here.

  Kris B.
  krisbee at krisbee.com

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