[mythtv] suggestion for rewinding in mythtv
warlord at MIT.EDU
Wed Jun 9 14:10:19 EDT 2004
Tako Schotanus <quintesse at palacio-cristal.com> writes:
> Derek Atkins wrote:
> As an example -- my wife has been watching the WGBH Auction -- it's a
> live program requiring real-time phone-in, so there is very little
> reason to record it (but lots of reasons to pause, rewind, and then
> catch up again). Yes I still have other programs scheduled for
> recording, so it would be nice to tell the system to go record them on
> different input cards and leave me in livetv.
> I agree, but this is an entirely different issue. The question was why the
> ringbuffer is cleared when changing channels while your's has to do with the
> scheduler not being able to adjust to the fact that the tuner it wants is occupied
> while another tuner is still available.
Of course.. But this was in response to your suggestion that the
channel-change warning can go away. I was pointing out that no, it
can't (nor should it).
> So yes, in that particular circumstance the message is still usefull (although
> personally I think the scheduler should first see if it can just switch the program
> to the other tuner without any conflicts, but if that's too much work I would be
> just as happy with your suggestion).
I would certainly be happy with the scheduler being smarter and
auto-adjusting the recordings around livetv, too.. But again, we're
talking about two separate issues, the ringbuffer clear and the livetv
Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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