[mythtv-users] Stopping a recording *and* re-recording something.

Bruce Nordstrand brucen at ksl.com.au
Wed Jan 2 12:59:51 UTC 2008

kim Gross wrote:
> Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
>> Hi all
>> One thing that has always confused me is stopping a recording. When 
>> setting up my latest box, I fired up a few recordings to check things 
>> and once I had confirmed that all was OK I set about stopping those 
>> recordings. Confusion reigns however. To do it, I went into the record, 
>> cancelled the schedule, back out and selected Delete.
>> Is that the *only* way to stop a recording? Is there a Stop Recording 
>> option somewhere that I have missed?
>> Which leads me to my other issue, I came across a "problem" where I set 
>> of a scheduled record and found that nothing was being recorded (file 
>> size said B). So I cancelled and deleted the program. I then fixed the 
>> issue and went to re-record the program (which had already started) and 
>> Myth refused to do it - it said that that showing had already been 
>> recorded. There was nothing I could do other than go into the DB and 
>> delete the "oldrecorded" record.
>> Again, is there something that I am missing?
> To stop a recording, go into manage recordings and highlight the 
> recording and choose delete.  Also when you delete from manage 
> recordings you can choose delete or delete and let re-record.  If you 
> just choose delete it is in the database as recorded, if you choose to 
> delete and re-record it will try to re-record it as long as the 
> recording rule is still in effect.
> Kim
Thanks Kim

I'll put that in my info file. Seems like just a terminology thing got me :)


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