[mythtv] LiveTV recordings

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Tue Sep 4 08:38:22 UTC 2007

Ahmed Toulan wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I have a question about livetv recording. From what I have read when a 
> user press the record "r" button the recording is toggled and a 
> scheduled recording is started with end time to the nearest half hour, 
> and of course the start of recording is recorded in the database. Of 
> course this behavior causes the recording to be in chunks.
> I got that information from here:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/LiveTV
> What I really want to know, is there a way to configure mythtv 
> (without alterng the code) to do this recording in a single file?
> If not I think that I will have to join all the recording files when 
> the recording is off, or is there a better way?
> Best Regards,
> Ahmed Toulan.

that is the situation if you have no programme data
if you have, then the programme is recorded in one file

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