[mythtv-users] How to record everything all the time ?

Albert Graham agraham at g-b.net
Mon Jul 20 17:16:12 UTC 2009


On 07/20/2009 04:19 PM, Robin Hill wrote:
> On Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 02:56:14PM +0100, Albert Graham wrote:
>
>    
>> On 07/19/2009 06:29 PM, Janne Grunau wrote:
>>      
>>> On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 04:00:22AM +0100, Albert Graham wrote:
>>>
>>>        
>>>> I have got got 12 dvb devices and would like to record every movie
>>>> everyday on every channel forever (unless previously recorded).
>>>>
>>>> If the rule can be setup using mythweb that would be great.
>>>>
>>>> Does anyone know how I can do this ?
>>>>
>>>> I would also (secondary) like to record everything on every channel
>>>> everyday - I mainly want to do this to harden my system, for example,
>>>> for DVB-T (UK) I have a tuner dedicated to each of the six Muxes, with a
>>>> separate tuner for Live TV.
>>>>
>>>>          
>>> It will probably overload the scheduler, the "all movie" rule might
>>> already be too much. The scheduler is not optimized for this "simple"
>>> situation.
>>>
>>> You can ease the load by creating a video source per capture card
>>> containing only channels from a single transport. If that's still too
>>> much I fear the scheduler has to be modified to skip the in this case
>>> useless conflict resolution.
>>>
>>> Janne
>>>
>>>        
>> That is exactly what I have done, so there should never be a conflict.
>>
>>      
> You might also find it helps to put in a time limit on the schedule - I
> can't remember the exact syntax, but something like 'and start_time<
> now() + interval 1 day'.  This'll prevent the scheduler wasting it's
> time by trying to schedule more than a day in advance.  You could even
> cut this right down to an hour or two if necessary - if you're recording
> absolutely everything then it shouldn't matter.
>
> Cheers,
>      Robin
>    

I did see that option but, it never actually clicked with me - Thanks.

I only want everything for testing/finding problems), so your tip will 
save me having to delete millions of unwanted crap stuff.

Albert.



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