[mythtv-users] Live TV playback frustration

Jeremy Jones jeremy.dwain.jones at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 16:27:49 UTC 2012

On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 9:31 PM, Patrick Ouellette <pat at flying-gecko.net>wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 08:26:38PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >
> > For breaking news/weather alerts, I'll actually schedule recordings
> > on a bunch of channels, then start watching one and if they're not
> > talking about the thing I'm interesting in hearing about, I'll use
> > MENU to go to Jump to Program and switch to one of the other
> > programs.  I'll do this for each of the recordings I started, then
> > use JUMPPREV (no default binding) or PREVCHAN (H) to flip through
> > all of them--and I can jump backwards or forwards in them to find
> > the spots where they /do/ talk about the important stuff...  It's
> > basically channel surfing evolved--channel surfing but with the
> > benefit that MythTV keeps recording the shows when I'm "surfed away"
> > so I don't have to worry about missing the important stuff because
> > I'm on some other channel when they talk about it...
> >
> Just curious, on a breaking news event or severe weather heading your way
> (e.g. tornado) if you don't have live TV on how do you know when to record
> those "bunch of channels?"
> How do you know to Turn on the TV?
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