[mythtv-users] HowTo clear oldrecorded table?
neilcoo at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Aug 14 17:55:29 UTC 2011
--- On Sun, 8/14/11, David Engel <david at istwok.net> wrote:
> From: David Engel <david at istwok.net>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] HowTo clear oldrecorded table?
> To: "Discussion about MythTV" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 9:13 AM
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 11:47:05AM
> -0400, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> > On 8/14/2011 11:22, Thomas Börkel wrote:
> > > I have a new guide grabber and so the content of
> the oldrecorded table
> > > is useless now. So I thought I could purge it.
> > Don't bother because it's not harming anything?
> Checking the oldrecorded table for duplicate recordings is
> usually the
> biggest factor in slow scheduling times.
> Consequently, periodically
> tidying up the oldrecorded table can keep scheduling times
> continuously growing. For example, for series that
> I'm current on and
> have set my rules to not record repeats, I routinely go
> oldrecorded and delete all entries for those series.
> Anyway, Thomas, you don't have to delete every program one
> at a time.
> In the "Previously Recorded" screen, press enter on some
> program and
> choose the "Remove all episodes for this title"
> option. You'll still
> need to do that for every title, though.
> David Engel
> david at istwok.net
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Isn't this the table that is used to check whether you have already seen/deleted a show so as not to bother recording it again?
If so, why would you ever want to empty it?
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