[mythtv-users] (Accidentally) reseting clock to time in the future screwed up recording settings

Jonathan Huizingh JHuizingh at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 00:04:17 UTC 2004

On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 09:05:07 -0400, Ryan Steffes <rbsteffes at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Oct 2004 15:20:00 -0500, Jonathan Huizingh
> <jhuizingh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was trying to change my computer's time by a couple minutes, and I
> > accidentally set it 25 years into the future.  Now all of the shows
> > that were set to be recorded in the next couple of days say "This show
> > was not recorded because the Tuner was busy".  I tried going into the
> > conflicts menu and "Reactivating" them, but I'm not sure if that
> > worked.  I don't think those shows are going to be recorded.  What can
> > I do to fix that?
> >
> > 
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> Try deleting the recording schedule and recreating it, if it isn't too
> much hassle.  Perhaps try one first and then check.  What's really
> impressive is the predictive logic: how does it KNOW your computer
> will be busy then?  Creepy...
> --Ryan

I figured out what to do, and it wasn't much.  

I noticed the hard drive light on my mythtv box flashing like crazy
when it shouldn't have been doing anything.  I looked in the directory
that the recordings get stored to, and there was a 115GB file.

I guess the show that I was recording when I mistakenly mis-set the
time just kept on getting recorded for days.  After restarting
mythbackend and getting rid of that file, everything seems to be

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