[mythtv-users] Recording TV Show Marathons

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 3 04:07:26 UTC 2007

On 1/2/07, Chris Weisiger <cweisiger at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> I recently recorded a Spongebob Squarepants Marathon which lasted 28
> hours straight.
> I noticed that myth broke the marathon into i think 1/2 hour or 1 hour
> segments, but the
> episodes of course did not start and stop at the 1/2 hour or 1 hour
> increments. Has anyone
> found something or configured something to allow for a recording of a
> marathon so it will
> be saved in one big file that way i can break the video apart like I want?
> Im running mythtv-0.20 and fedora 5 with ivtv-8.0
> _______________________________________________

You could do a manual record via mythweb or the frontend. However I am
not sure you would want to do this with anything over 4 hours as I
find it very difficult to edit cut points with the fronted on a
football game because of the limited resolution of the screen moving
the slider a few pixels becomes like a minute.


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