[mythtv-users] Increasing recording time

Donavan Stanley GeckoFiend at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 18:49:15 EDT 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 17:34:38 -0400, William <wmunson at rochester.rr.com> wrote:
> > If I'm recording a program like a sports event and it runs over the
> > scheduled time, how do I increase the recording time so it
> > will record the
> > whole game? I tried going into the scheduler and increasing
> > the record
> > time, but that doesn't seem to work after it's already
> > started recording.
> The way I do it is a poor hack but it does work. When I record events that
> have an unknown length I always use a manual recording and I set the stop
> time well past the max possible time (extra hour on a ballgame typically)
> that the game could go. If I want to save it to disk I just cut out the
> extra crud before burning. Disk space is not an issue, I have 500 GB
> allocated to storage.

Why not just set the "end late" to 60 mintues in the reocrding rule then?

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