[mythtv-users] Continuous recording the way live-tv does ?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sat Jun 7 03:53:29 UTC 2008

On Jun 6, 2008, at 2:07 PM, belcampo wrote:

>>> Hi all,
>>> Is it be possible, if yes, then how, to record continuously as with
>>> live-tv?
>>> What I  mean is record automatically in chunks of 30-min.
>> Set a manual recording rule that records a particular channel  
>> starting
>> at some time and ending at some other time. Not sure why you want to
>> do this. I guess because you want all your old programs to expire
>> constantly to make room for these new recordings you probably won't
>> watch?
> No I need it for a special occasion/situation. The 30-min liv-tv  
> chunks
> I can concatenate. If I do it manually for say 12-hours I need to  
> setup
> 24 recording-rules per channel and I don't know if they will fit
> together as with the live-tv chunks.

Set it up to manually record 30 minutes. Start at 12. End at 12:30,  
Start at 12:30, end at 1:00.
Still not sure what sort of special situation would warrant such a  
thing. I'm sure whatever you're trying to do has an easier way. :)

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