[mythtv-users] Questions about Upcoming 0.19
kuphal at dls.net
Wed Jan 25 15:01:32 UTC 2006
Gavin Haslett wrote:
> I was reading the change list published for the upcoming 0.19 upgrade and a few things occurred to me;
> 1. For the new LiveTV improvements, will it be possible to set the expiration of LiveTV recordings to, say, 4 hours? I know expiration is currently done on a daily basis, but to be honest I can't think of a single time when I'd want to retain a LiveTV recording for mor than 4 hours or so.
Search the archives for the discussion on this. You'll find your answer.
> 2. Any thoughts on adding a checkbox to use "classic mode" LiveTV instead of the new version? I did a quick test on the SVN version about two weeks ago, and found that my disk subsystem was thrashing a lot more frequently than with 0.18. I presumed this was due to the LiveTV changes that occurred. Of course, this might just be my second Linux install on the box :)
Never. It is a fundamental change in the system and there is no way of
supporting the old way.
> 3. Didn't get a chance to test this... but how well does XvMC work with the OSD and deinterlace? I know this is a bad combination in 0.18, but my video looks SOOO much better with kernel deint turned on, and it's a lot smoother with XvMC, so currently I just live with flickery OSD.
I'm running it on one of my frontends. XvMC, ChromaKey OSD, no flicker,
color OSD. I haven't had any problems yet. We'll see what happens in a
few weeks when the kids watch 3 hours of content while we watch the
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