[mythtv-users] Scheduling query

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Thu Nov 15 20:15:37 UTC 2007

On Nov 15, 2007 11:48 AM, Bryan Bennetts <bryan.bennetts at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I have a question for the scheduler gurus out there.  I've never really
> had
> too worry about conflicts too much before, but have hit an odd situation
> and
> was wondering if anyone can shed light on what is going on.
> Firstly, I have 3 dvb tuners, and since I've been burned by missing the
> ends
> of shows in the past I tend to stick 5-7 minutes on the start and end of
> shows that I schedule (usually through MythWeb).  This means that back to
> back shows get assigned to different tuners.
> Tonight I thought I'd put some effort into showing the girlfriend that you
> don't really need to watch live tv, if you just select eveything you want
> to
> record the magical scheduler works everything out for you and you can
> watch
> everything at your leisure.
> Anyhoo, I got one conflict, that I wasn't expecting and from the show
> times
> I'm pretty sure it shouldn't exist - I then told myth to record the show
> and
> nothing has really changed in the lineup.  I don't have any special
> channel/show priorites set.
> Here's two pictures of mythweb - the first shows the conflict and the
> second
> shows the show being 'forced' to record.  I think only one show need to
> change tuner.  Is there a slight funnny in the scheduler or am I missing
> something?
> http://www.bbennetts.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/2.html
> I'm assuming now everything will record as no conflicts are being shown -
> I'll
> find out tonight!
> Cheers, Bryan.
> PS Apologies for the appalling website - I ahve no web presence and never
> bother publishing anything usually!
Is there a later showing of the program?  Do you have the option checked to
reschedule higher priority items?  If both of these are the case, you can
see programs you normally would expect to be recorded to be bumped in favor
of a "more optimal" use of tuners, etc.

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