[mythtv-users] Can't schedule recordings in mythtv

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jan 3 17:08:04 UTC 2007

On 12/25/2006 11:02 AM, shahada abubakar wrote:
> I've recently setup a mythtv using atrpms on FC6, with a PVR350. I can 
> watch liveTV just fine using it, pause, and playback, and when I press 
> the record button while watching liveTV, the programmes currently being 
> viewed is recorded. I can also play back the programmes recorded this way.
> However, I don't seem to be able to record anything from the schedules. 
> When I go into the schedules, and pick a program, and change the "Do not 
> record this program" to "Record only this showing", followed by "Save 
> these settings", the screen returns back to the schedule display, 
> however the indicator at the top says "Not Recording". When I select the 
> same program again, it has reverted to "Do not record this program".
> A similar case happens when I use the mythweb interface; I can select a 
> program to be recorded, but when I view the schedule a second time, the 
> program has reverted to "Do not record this program" again.
> I checked the "record" table in mysql, and the entries seem to be there, 
> but they just don't seem to "stick' in the display, and also, nothing 
> scheduled is ever recorded.
> Does anybody have any idea what I should check next?

My first guess is that you have an error in the input connections that 
makes Myth think the channel on which the show is aired is not available 
from any connections.


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