[vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at gmail.com
Fri May 8 02:10:47 CEST 2009


VDR User wrote:
> On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Jouni Karvo <Jouni.Karvo at iki.fi> wrote:
>> I'd be pleased, if there would be some kind of a caretaking, so that the
>> "pause-live-tv" recording would just disappear after returning to other
>> modes of operation.  I think it would not break anything for the user,
>> since you can always use the specific recording button in the menu to
>> create an actual recording.
> 
> If you want to pause live tv, how else would you suggest caching the
> stream?  It's either going to be to ram or some storage device, and if
> you don't save the stream (aka "record" it), how are you supposed to
> play it back?  Unless you mean VDR should somehow determine that
> you've caught up to live tv from playing back at the point you paused
> it, and then delete the recording/cache without caring if you wanted
> to keep it for any reason.

He meant the latter.

> I really hope Klaus never intends to implement something like the live
> tv buffer that myth has.  The idea of one of my harddrives saving
> nonstop 24/7 is really really lame.  Huge waste of power, constant
> heat, and unnecessary wear on the harddrive for something that
> probably doesn't even get used that much in the first place.

Use RAM.

-- 
Anssi Hannula



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