[mythtv-users] Am I able to stop auto-recording?
martin.ereth at arcor.de
Sun Mar 26 13:15:59 UTC 2006
Brad DerManouelian schrieb:
> On Mar 26, 2006, at 7:55 AM, Martin Ereth wrote:
>> Michael T. Dean schrieb:
>>> On 03/23/2006 11:02 AM, William wrote:
>>>>> I wasn't able to tell mythtv that it should not record any
>>>>> channels I watch. Am I able to do that? How?
>>>> I too would really like to turn off the auto-recording of live tv.
>>>> In answer to your question, I was told by the developers that its
>>>> tough luck
>>>> on not recording live tv. Get out your C compiler book and start
>>>> hacking the
>>> OK. Due to popular demand--and the fact that people are ignoring
>>> everyone's brief description of how to do what they're asking--I've
>>> included more exact instructions here. (And, note that no C (or C++)
>>> compiling is required.) Copy /usr/local/share/mythtv/tvmenu.xml to
>>> ~/.mythtv/tvmenu.xml and add:
>>> <text>Watch TV as If I Never Even Installed Myth Because I
>>> Want Myth to Record LiveTV</text>
>>> <text lang="ES">TV directo</text>
>>> <action>EXECTV xawtv -f -device %s -dspdev %s -vbidev %s</
>>> I've included button text I felt is appropriate (and an example of
>>> to do translations), but feel free to modify it if desired.
>> Instead of calling xawtv it would be much better to include a
>> switch in myth to turn
>> auto-recording on or off. ( maybe the page where you can set the
>> other values for
>> recording, eg space)
>> That would solve many problems.
>> For your solution you need xawtv installed. I just want to use mythtv.
> This has been discussed WAY too much on this list already. The answer
> is all over the forums. If you're not recording live TV, you're not
> using a PVR. MythTV is a PVR.
Please be honest: Do you sometimes want to watch TV, just to see what is broadcasted?
Why do you need this recorded?
I think it shouldn't be that hard work to include such a switch.
When you can switch auto-recording off, many more users will be using myth!!!
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