[mythtv-users] Schedule conflicted with itself causing show to not record

Marc Randolph mrand at pobox.com
Fri Jan 30 17:23:51 UTC 2009

On 1/30/09, Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> [...]
> Because the tuner for channel 2 was in use at 9PM due to the 20 min
> extension, the 9PM show on channel 2 was never recorded.
> Let's consider the options for myth to deal with an overlap on the same
> channel:
> 1) Record the first show plus the extra time and start the recording of the
> next show late
> 2) Stop recording the first show when the second show starts and start
> recording the second show
> 3) Record the first show plus the extra time and completely skip the second
> show.
> Of the three choices, the last one is the last one I would want.
> Is there a way to deal with this?  If not, this would be a nice change to
> myth, changing the default #3 to either #1 or #2.

I believe Myth's default is intended to be #2.  At least, that is what
I recall that the wording implies when you configure how much time
before and after to record... the comment at the bottom says something
to the effect of "Extra time (before and after) are ignored when
back-to-back recordings occur."


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