[mythtv-users] Recording events that run long

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Thu Jan 22 23:09:38 EST 2004

On Thursday 22 January 2004 17:24, Patrick Reynolds wrote:
> Anyone else out there using their MythTV to time-shift programs with
> unpredictable lengths?  Sporting events in particular always seem to run
> just a few minutes longer than MythTV thinks it should record.  (I lost
> the last OT of a 3OT basketball game...)  Awards shows run long, too, but
> honestly I'm a little less concerned about those.  :)
> Is there any hope of having Myth keep recording until the end of the show,
> not just the end of the slot?  At the very least, there could be a
> per-show recording option to record past the end of the slot (say, an
> hour) at a low priority.  (I know there's already a global option for
> this, but it wouldn't make sense to record an extra hour for, say, a
> sitcom.)  This mode could be manually selectable per-show or could be
> enabled by default for any event/show of type Sports.
> --Patrick

In the Advanced Recording screen, set a post-roll value for the show.  This is 
a per-show pre/post-roll, as opposed to the global pre/post roll option.


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