[mythtv-users] Rerecording to overwrite?

Bryan Ware mythtv at hb-computers.com
Thu Aug 18 15:30:35 UTC 2005

I know you can do it from the web by going in to the scheduled recordings
page  and clicking on the forget old button.
Not sure how to do it at the TV.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Reith" <reith at racores.com>
To: <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 11:16 AM
Subject: [mythtv-users] Rerecording to overwrite?

> Is it possible to set up MythTV to re-record previously recorded shows 
> that
> still exist in the database? I have 2 months worth of shows recorded at
> 480x480 that I would like to re-record at 720x480 but i don't want to
> delete the 480x480 shows prior to them coming back on in case I want to
> re-watch them. The 480x480 plays fine but is a hassle putting on DVD
> (Martin has explained to me a way I can re-encode them when transferring
> but I'd prefer to have the larger size when it becomes available) is this
> possible? (oh, and I only want to do it against my 480x480 recordings so
> something on a per recording basis is probably preferred)
> Jim (not home where I can poke around my Myth box to check)


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