[mythtv-users] Time issues with recordings

Paul Lewis apflewis at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 07:56:31 UTC 2007

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 22:10:24 +0000
"Nick Morrott" <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote;

>> As I only have two tuners in the system, often if I programme
>> the system to end the recording late, it tends to clash with another
>> schedule.

> Are your recordings starting to record early (e.g. 20:58 instead of
> 21:00) or are the stations starting programs late (21:02 instead of a
> published 21:00 start)?

I think the system starts to record early, there are several  
commercials prior to the selected program on ITV, nor is it restricted  
to independent TV, often on the BBC you get the end of the previous BBC  
program too.

> I know from experience that in the UK, UKTV Food seems to start
> programs on the :29 and :59 minutes of the hour, so for any recordings
> on that channel I set specific start early/finish late timings.

I think it is more than a minute, more like two or three


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