[mythtv-users] AutoExpire: Oldest Show First, yet newly recorded shows still expire...
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Jul 25 12:56:50 UTC 2011
On 25/07/11 12:50, Jim Morton wrote:
> On 7/23/2011 12:33 PM, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
>> Why would you want to record a show into the Deleted group?
> That is a handy feature if you want to tie up a tuner at a specific time
> but are not really interested in the recording. For example - your sat
> box phones home at 4am every morning. You schedule a high priority
> recording at 4am for 5 minutes with a priority on that sat box tuner and
> direct it into the deleted group. Now the scheduler will work your real
> recordings around that time.
There's an easy way round it, if recording into the 'Deleted' group is disabled.
Simply record into another group with 'keep 1 episode' set in the rule. It's
only 5 minutes, hardly going to fill up your hard disk, is it?
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