[mythtv-users] Re-record something being shown in HD?

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 04:05:26 UTC 2008

On Jan 23, 2008 10:13 PM, Taco Mel <taco_mel at yahoo.com> wrote:
> If I had previously recorded something and it's still
> in my list of recorded programs, then of course it is
> not going to be re-recorded by default.  However, if
> my existing recording is in standard definition, and
> it is being re-shown in high definition, I would like
> to have the HD version record.  (For example, in
> December "Polar Express" was shown on a non-network
> station, which for me is SD from the DirecTV box, and
> subsequently re-shown in HD on ABC which I could have
> picked up over the air.)
> A similar question - I might have something recorded
> on a channel that is not commercial free, and then it
> gets re-broadcast on one that is commercial free.
> (For example a movie that was shown on a "normal"
> station and then is re-shown on Encore.)  I would want
> to get the commercial free recording because it would
> be more likely the original movie, not edited for
> content.
> Can Myth be configured to automatically record a
> program again in these situations, either as a power
> search or in some other way?

Think your best shot is to set the recording to re-record and then set
preferences for the channels with no commercials as well as tuner
preferences for HD tuners.

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