[mythtv-users] Eh - unrequested recording of live TV?!
mythtv at biased.org
Wed Dec 28 11:15:13 EST 2005
Thanks very much for your comment! Clears up a lot of things. Makes a
lot of sense. Was away for the last 4 months so this being included
confused me somewhat :)
Cheers - Piers
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Piers Kittel wrote:
>> Just did a bit of channel hopping last night and just now checked out
>> "Recorded Programs" on MythWeb and found that the backend recorded
>> every channel hop I made, something like 30 enteries in the "Recorded
>> programs" about 1 or 2 minutes each - depends on how long I watched
>> the channel hop - took me a while to delete them all. Why would the
>> backend record all this and how do I stop this?
> Because of all the people who requested the recording of LiveTV (i.e. "I
> was watching LiveTV for 45 minutes and decided the show was worth
> keeping, so I hit 'r', but it didn't save the first 45 minutes of the
> show. This sucks!!!").
> Search the lists for this issue being discussed ad nauseum--and it won't
> change (and you can't stop it, short of re-writing a significant portion
> of Myth in your own personal repository). You probably want to set Myth
> so that the LiveTV recording group is not shown in Watch Recordings
> (should be set by default). On MythWeb--at least for now--you'll see
> them. Chris is busy working through a major rewrite of MythWeb, so when
> he finishes, he may add support for hiding the LiveTV group (this is not
> a promise, only a guess of when it may happen if it happens).
> Also, note that from the frontend, you can create a playlist that
> contains all your LiveTV recordings and delete them all at once. Or, if
> you're patient, they will autoexpire.
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