[mythtv-users] LiveTV conflicts with scheduled recording - despite unused tuners on the same box!
drayson at net1plus.com
Thu Jul 2 13:00:11 UTC 2009
> > 2009/7/2 Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>:
> >> Because Myth is meant to record TV, and LiveTV is for people who
> >> figured out how to use a DVR. :)
> > I think that view of MythTV is very restrictive for no real reasons
> > other than LiveTV is really lacking there.
> > LiveTV isn't implicitly bad, there are many channels where recordings
> > make no sense other than watching it live: sport and news channel
> > being the 2 most obvious categories.
> I have actually used the livetv feature for sports more often than any
> other sort of programming. I mean this way I can show up 1 hour late
> for a 3.5 hour football game and still see the game from the beginning
> and miss the highly annoying commercials in the process.
Technically that is not Live. In order for this to work you would have had
to either started recording the game via a schedule and to then start
watching the recording while it is in progress.
I do see 2 ways for this to be considered live.
Someone else being home or you having remote access to start LiveTV and then
pausing it, while you run home.
Or I could suppose, you turn on LiveTV, pause, and then run out to get the
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