[mythtv-users] Bug in scheduler?

jose rubio debian at nc.rr.com
Thu Mar 4 08:34:13 EST 2004

On Thu, 2004-03-04 at 08:06, Jeff wrote:
> At 05:29 AM 3/4/2004 -0500, you wrote:
> >Henk Poley wrote:
> >
> >>>Van: Thomas Börkel <thomas at boerkel.de>
> >>>
> >>>If I use the global start early/stop later feature (BTW, this should 
> >>>allow more than 10 minutes), then the scheduler will not use it, if 2 
> >>>shows run right after each other, even if on different channels. If I 
> >>>look at the conflicts screen, it says, it will use the same encoder for 
> >>>both shows. But I have 2 capture cards.
> >>>
> >>>In my opinion, this is wrong.
> >>>
> >>
> >>I'm sorry, but the devs think this the way it should be. Global
> >>pre-/post-roll will be neglected whenever necesairy.
> >>
> >>I don't need this option really that much so I haven't took time for adding
> >>a second 'hard pre-/post-roll' option.
> But it isn't "necessary" in the case posted. There are 2 tuner cards and 2 
> shows
> to be recorded. There's no reason they have to be recorded on the same card. It
> sound like the scheduler is exhibiting a preference to leave a card idle 
> for live TV
> or it doesn't consider the pre/post roll when laying out its work, that 
> only comes
> into play later, if there's time.
I agree with that, if you have two tuner cards it should use the
pre/post roll.  Why would you have the other card just sitting there
doing nothing.  But, i would not want it to not record another show
because of it if both cards are being used.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list