[mythtv-users] how to restart a recording

Stef Coene stef.coene at docum.org
Sun Aug 10 14:58:54 UTC 2008

On Sunday 10 August 2008, Josh White wrote:
> Good Morning, All:
> As it turns out, my wife is more of an Olympics addict than I ever thought
> she would be, and has set my system to record everything olympic.  The
> problem with that is it's quickly overwhelming my 168gb recordings folder
> (things recorded earlier in the day are now autoexpiring to free up the
> disk space).  I enabled another storage on a 1TB LVM I have on my network,
> and I've set my shows to record to it in the future, but the problem I face
> now is that the shows that were recording while I took my backend down to
> set the storage group won't start recording again.  They show as "recorded"
> and I've done all I know to do to allow them to rerecord (I deleted the
> files using the "delete and allow re-record" option) but now they won't
> start recording again.  I assume this is becasue Myth wants to wait until
> the next time the show airs, but obviosly that doesn't work in this case. 
> So all I want to do is tell my machine to "start recording this right now,
> no matter what you think about whether you've already recorded it or
> not..." and I don't know how to do it.  Any tips?
Watch it live and press 'R'.


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