[mythtv-users] Recording two successive shows on the same channel
linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Wed Sep 28 07:19:18 UTC 2011
Sven Bretfeld wrote:
>If there are two shows following one another and matching the same rule,
>MythtTV stops recording the first show and starts to record the second,
>so that the first one is broken for export. As I have two tunercards it
>must be possible to solve this problem.
>16:00-16:30 The Big Bang Theory (s02e03)
>16:30-17:00 The Big Bang Theory (s02e04)
There is an option to add hard padding to a recording - the boxes are
down the bottom of the extended options list in the recording rules
page (and you can set the defaults for new rules in the settings
This works fine when back-back recordings are on the same mux
(assuming DVB and multirec) or you have a spare tuner. But if you
don't have a spare tuner then it will cause a conflict unless one of
the recordings can be rescheduled.
In theory it would be possible to include overlapping recordings from
one tuner in the scheduler - but I think that might be one
complication too far.
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