[mythtv] Question about playback

Devon Jones devon.jones at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 13:04:20 EDT 2004


This is another menu button, so it passes the wife/grandmother/mom
test.  Imagine another menu item right below mythweather.  that's it.

And if xawtv doesn't do what you need, I'm certain another program will....

The power to be able to launch arbitrary apps with the remote is
pretty significant.



On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 11:51:02 -0500, Dudley Atkinson
<dudley at jdatkinson.net> wrote:
> 
> The key to the concept in my house is my wife can operate the system.  Once
> I get mythtv running and showing the (fine) screen, it needs to be simple to
> select.  So somehow I need a button on the remote, or a selection in the
> MythTV setup, or it isn't wife-friendly.
> 
> I know that most people won't have a wife/mom-friendly requirement, but it
> counts for a lot around here!
> 
> I think I could use the lirc to hijack a button on the remote to launch live
> TV without buffering?  Is that reasonable?  (At least until I tune MythTV
> performance to get perfect playback?)
> 
> JD
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org]On Behalf Of Kenneth Aafl°y
> Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 11:31 AM
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] Question about playback
> 
> On Friday 25 June 2004 17:43, Dudley Atkinson wrote:
> > > > Also, why is LiveTV buffered to/from disk when a PVR-350 card is
> > > > present?
> [snip]
> >> then you can't rewind/pause live tv anymore.
> [snip]
> > Aha!  I wasn't using that feature.
> >
> > Maybe we could put in an option to playback without the rewind/pause?
> [snip]
> 
> Can't you just run another application for this purpose, like xawtv?
> 
> Kenneth
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