[mythtv-users] Increasing recording time

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Fri Sep 24 23:29:12 EDT 2004

Pete Stagman wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> I'm sorry for asking this since I know it's been asked before, but I 
> just couldn't find it in the archives.
> 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.
> BTW, I love my MythTV box and I'm going to be building a second, more 
> powerful one very soon. I don't know how I could watch TV before. 
> Great job everyone!

Just an FYI. 

I just submitted a patch to the dev list that implements this feature.  
I liked your idea and went ahead and did it.  Hopefully Isaac will agree 
and apply it to CVS.  It is accomplished as another item on the On 
Screen menu which appears when hitting MENU while watching. 


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