[mythtv-users] MultiRec Scheduling Question

Christopher Kerr mythtv at theseekerr.com
Sun Dec 6 13:02:46 UTC 2009

On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk>wrote:

> Christopher Kerr wrote:
>  Is there any way to force MythTV to prefer using multirec rather than
>> scheduling a recording onto a second tuner?
>> For instance, just scheduled to record were Doctor Who and Pride and
>> Prejudice. Both shows are on the same ABC multiplex, so before installing a
>> second tuner, they would have recorded fine using MultiRec. However, the
>> scheduler instead decided to move Pride and Prejudice onto the new tuner,
>> where it failed to record.
> I've only got one tuner, so it's not something that's bothered me yet. But
> how did you add your tuners ? IIRC from a message some time ago, recordings
> favour the lowest numbered tuners - so it depends whether you add a single
> tuner, then another single tuner, and then go back and enable multirec; or
> add one tuner with multirec and then add the other with multirec.
> --
> Simon Hobson
I found the problem - despite the P&P recording rule predating the existance
of the new tuner, it had somehow aquired the setting to "prefer" the new
tuner. Ah well, it's fixed for next week.

- Chris
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