[mythtv-users] question on tuner in use

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Dec 8 19:59:39 UTC 2006

Allan Wilson wrote:
> On 12/6/06, *David Brodbeck* <gull at gull.us <mailto:gull at gull.us>> wrote:
>     Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>     > If will alert you that the tuner is needed for an upcoming recording
>     > and give you the option to cancel the recording, leave it on livetv
>     > and watch as it records or go to the main menu. The default is to
>     > watch while it records and will do so if you do nothing to
>     prevent it
>     > so you won't miss any recordings that way.
>     I've seen some occasions where it defaulted to 'Don't record; I
>     want to
>     keep watching.'  I haven't been able to figure out exactly what
>     circumstances cause this.
> That's what happened to me but I tested it this evening and it did
> what it was supposed to on another frontend. I am looking in to it
> further to try and see if I can consistently make it happen.

I think last time it happened to me it was after I'd selected 'watch
while it records' for a previous recording.  When that recording ended
and a new one wanted to start on another channel, I think it defaulted
to 'don't record.'  You might try that.

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