[vdr] Can I disable pause live tv altogher?

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Wed May 13 09:59:58 CEST 2009


Hi all,

I see exactly this too...you can end up with a stack of running live instant
recordings without realising it. I think its an area that needs some
improvement.

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Malcolm Caldwell <
malcolm.caldwell at cdu.edu.au> wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 09:39 +0200, Frank Scherthan wrote:
> > Hi Theunis, Hi list,
>
> I have read the manual.  I understand how vdr works.
>
> I don't like finding 4 instant recordings going, using up disk space and
> 10 old instant recordings that no one actually wanted.
>
> IMHO: it is too easy to 'accidentally' bump the pause key.  I have done
> it, my wife has done and my kids do it.  I could re-read the manual but
> my opinion won't change.  :)
>
> > Theunis Potgieter schrieb:
> > > Well honestly I'm confused. I use vdr 1.6 and when I press down or up
> > > it changes channel only. My vdr never pauses live tv. Mind you I don't
> > > have a pause key either and neither defined. So perhaps this is the
> > > way to for him.
> >
> > Why didn't you just read the manual?
> > It is all there! :) It is really great!
> >
> > The point is: keys do different things in differnet environments.
> >
> > In liveview, the "down"- key decreases channel by 1
> > in replay-mode the "down"-key pauses the recording.
> >
> > If you define a pause-key, than this key pauses in replay-mode.
> > In live-view it creates an instant-recording, that is replayed and
> paused.
> >
> > Before anyone posts to this topic, would you please read the manual?
> >
> >
> > I think this whole thread would not exist, if anyone would have read the
> > manual ;)
> >
> > btw. the manual comes with every copy of VDR and can be read via web in
> > the WIKI:
> > http://www.linuxtv.org/vdrwiki/index.php/VDR_User's_Manual
> >
> > Frank, who read the manual ;)
> >
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