[mythtv-users] Scheduler and two programs back to back on the same channel and tuner
steven at openmedia.co.nz
Sun Jul 8 02:05:29 UTC 2007
Bill Williamson wrote:
> On 7/5/07, *Steven Ellis* <steven at openmedia.co.nz
> <mailto:steven at openmedia.co.nz>> wrote:
> Now this might end up running into the MultiRec support for DVB,
> but here
> is an overview of my problem.
> A single tuner is recording two programs back to back on the same
> Normally the first program would record an extra 5 minutes in case of
> running late. Similarly the second program would start 90 seconds
> for similar reasons.
> If they use the same tuner the cut over is at the exact program
> time in
> the EPG.
> Given the way the programs are being recorded why can we have a period
> where two output files are being generated, so the file associated
> each recording has the additional time.
> EG - using a Fixed font
> |early|--- program 1 --------|over|
> |early|------program 2 -----|over|
> Does this make sense,and would it be possible without the multirec
> My reasoning is if I want to keep or transfer a show to DVD it is
> a real
> pain if the end of the show is part of another recording.
> This is the entire point of multirec (it's specified around DVB
> same-multiplex stuff, but the same idea).
I hadn't seen if it would deal with this particular case where the
programs are on the same channel though. It will be very very good if it
Steven Ellis - Technical Director
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