[mythtv-users] Myth Scheduler doesn't work as expected for two tuners & multirecord=2
myth at dermanouelian.com
Sat Jun 14 23:37:00 UTC 2008
On Jun 14, 2008, at 4:20 PM, Mark Greenwood wrote:
> On Sunday 15 June 2008 00:02:47 Michael Rice wrote:
>> On 6/14/08, Bernard Mentink <bmentink at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Anyway, it seems I am not alone is this request for muliple LiveTV
>>> and it sounds easy enough to do it, so why not just do it. You may
>>> just get
>>> a whole lot more "converts"
>>> to Mythtv out of it. The WAF is VERRY important, and should be a
>>> priority to
>>> you "devs".
>> I think it's probably a bad assumption that the devs want a whole lot
>> more converts. It's not like they get paid more if there are a
>> million users.
>> The transition from watching TV live to watching all recorded can be
>> an adjustment. I suggest taking it slow. Most TVs have more than
>> input... so use one for Myth, one for "LiveTV". Start recording
>> you and the wife both watch on the Mythbox. She'll really like
>> watching that 1 hour show in 44 minutes. Then introduce time stretch
>> and watch the show in half an hour. Pretty soon she'll want all the
>> shows on Myth and you'll need to buy more tuners and computers to
>> her happy!
>> My wife and kids watch absolutely no Live TV now and we really can't
>> stand the thoughts of it. You'll find pretty quickly that it isn't
>> important at all.
> Not wanting to start an argument, but I couldn't disagree more.
> Although having Myth's ability to record shows is something I've
> been looking for for ages, the ability to watch live TV is just as
> If I was to tell my other half "No, you can't watch Lost now, you've
> got to wait for it to finish and then give it 20 minutes to flag
> commercials" she'd give me the ear-bashing of a lifetime. (Although
> speaking personally I'd love to be able to stop at "No, you can't
> watch Lost", but then she'd probably leave me...)
> Now, clearly, this is the dev's project and they can do what they
> want with it. I don't have a problem with that. I'll work out my own
> way to achieve what I want.
You could be a dev and make LiveTV more full-featured. We'd all
appreciate having a dev who sees a lot of value in LiveTV.
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