[mythtv] mythtv commit: r24475 - in trunk/mythtv/programs by gigem
stichnot at gmail.com
Fri May 7 21:46:07 UTC 2010
On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 2:25 PM, David Engel <david at istwok.net> wrote:
> On Fri, May 07, 2010 at 01:13:42PM -0700, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
>> With this change, I can make the setting "Never" and remove the hard
> I think you mean "Always" as in always avoid back-to-back programs.
Yeah -- I actually meant "2" but mistranslated... :)
>> Ant-1 Community: English as a Second Language 11.1 08:00 PM 30 mins
>> Ant-3 FlashForward: The Negotiation 7.1 08:00 PM 1 hr
>> Ant-2 The Vampire Diaries: Founder's Day 44.1 08:00 PM 1 hr
>> Ant-4 Parks and Recreation: The Master Plan 11.1 08:30 PM 30 mins
>> Ant-1 Fringe: Over There, Part 1 2.1 09:00 PM 1 hr
>> Ant-4 The Office: The Chump 11.1 09:00 PM 30 mins
>> Ant-2 30 Rock: Emanuelle Goes to Dinosaur Land 11.1 09:30 PM 30 mins
>> Ant-3 The Mentalist: Red Letter 5.1 10:00 PM 1 hr
>> Notice that the 8:30 and 9:00 recordings on channel 11.1 are both
>> mapped to the same tuner. Those two programs really need padding
>> because the end of one usually runs immediately into the beginning of
>> the next. When I would resolve the hard-padding conflicts, I would
>> usually remove the padding from Fringe and Vampire Diaries and keep
>> the padding for these two.
>> Is there a way to modify the recording rule priorities or something
>> that would help influence the scheduler toward my preference?
> Give the programs the you want grouped together (i.e. different
> virtual tuners on same card) the same, relatively high priority. For
> example, give Community/Parks/Office/30 Rock all a priority of 10 and
> everything else a priority less than 10. That should result in
> Community on 1, Parks on 2, Office on 1, 30 Rock on 2 and everything
> else left on 3 or 4.
Nice, it works, even though these are identical physical tuners rather
than virtual tuners. Thanks for the explanation!
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