[mythtv-users] Some shows being skipped for recording issue

John David Garza garza at cjas.org
Thu Mar 27 04:59:39 UTC 2003

hmm, but what if the two shows are right after each other?  i've had 
this come up when I try to record a channel which is doing a "marathon" 
of a show i wanna record.  Only the first one gets recorded.

On Wednesday, March 26, 2003, at 08:28  PM, Cliff Draper wrote:

> Thanks for the info.  Until I figure out a good way to do this, I'll
> probably write a script (read "kludge") that deletes entries from the
> oldrecorded table for shows that tend to have duplicate entries.  And
> then run that script every day.
> From: Chris <cisip at sprintmail.com>
> Date: 26 Mar 2003 20:00:39 -0500
>> I have received a reply from myth dev regarding this.  It was 
>> suggested
>> that you run mysql and then at the prompt type "delete from
>> oldrecorded;" (without the quotes but with the semicolon) and then
>> exit.  To my understanding this will clear your oldrecorded so that
>> mythtv will forget that it has recorded the show before.  As far as 
>> the
>> code that does this, maybe if you can find the code that inserts this
>> info into oldrecorded.  Try this at your own risk.  Backup your 
>> database
>> first.  I have not really tested it yet because I am struggling with
>> another DB error that apparently results from two encoders recording 
>> the
>> same show at the same time to the same file on a 2 tuner system.
> Cliff Draper    Sun Microsystems, Forte Tools
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