[mythtv-users] Wake up disks on events

Ian Clark mrrooster at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 12:18:50 UTC 2008

2008/9/4 mythtv at blandford.net <mythtv at blandford.net>

> [snip]
> >
> > A global soft-padding of 15 seconds pre-roll would fix this problem
> > for you. That's how I deal with it now.
> But won't this cause conflicts with the scheduler if I have two shows
> back to back?  Sadly, when I have more than one recording in a night,
> they are often at the same time on different channels with one or more
> at previous hour.  That usually eats up my tuners.

Have a look at 'Time to record before show' in the 'General' section of the
frontend config.


This will allow you to start recording early without altering the recording
schedules, so if two shows are back to back you'll not have any issues,
should be able to start recording with enough time to let your HDs spin up.


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