[mythtv-users] consecutive recordings not working

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Thu Feb 8 22:26:15 UTC 2007

ryan patterson wrote:
> Thanks for the detailed response.  I think there is a pretty good chance 
> the person watching Live TV simply ignored the message that was 
> displayed on the screen.  That is if they were even watching.  There is 
> a good chance they were knitting in the next room or off in the kitchen 
> getting a snack.  I can guaranty wheel of fortune was only "being 
> watched" because it follows Jeopardy, which is already scheduled to 

I see, so scratch that off...

> recorded.  But the concept of waiting and watching the recording is hard 
> to press forward with some of the viewers.


> I will follow your suggestions.  But I wish there was a setting to 
> automatically end Live TV with no choice given to the viewer if there is 
> a conflict.  Or the default when time expires should be "record the 

There's a good idea. I like this. I took a quick stab at it.
I can set it to the default menu choice but it still wants
a key press to take action. I'll look deeper.

> Concerning the "Avoid Conflicts with Live TV" option.  I will turn it 
> back on.  The problem with it though is I have HD and am trying to set 
> up my standard definition recorder for the cable box.  With the avoid 
> conflicts option Live TV would choose the standard definition recorder.  

Alright. I was assuming multiple cards for the same source.

--  bjm

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