[mythtv-users] split programs, Freeview EIT

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sun Nov 15 10:13:12 UTC 2009

Richard Morton wrote:
> 2009/11/14 Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at ntlworld.com 
> <mailto:fatgerman at ntlworld.com>>
>     On Saturday 14 Nov 2009 20:24:56 Richard Morton wrote:
>      > Hi
>      >
>      > We're encountering an issue just recently where programs are
>     split across an
>      > edition of the news. I schedule the recording that I want this
>     programme to
>      > record but dont see that it is split. Myth only records the
>     section up to
>      > the news. Common Freeview PVRs somehow see that the programme is
>     split and
>      > record both parts (often concatenating the files) maybe the
>     set-top boxes
>      > read something from the EIT meta-data?
>      >
>      > So I have three questions;
>      > 1. is this a known myth issue with EIT, or EIT in the UK, or
>     Freeview EIT?
>     Are you using 'record only this showing' or 'record at any time on
>     this channel?'. I would expect the second one to work, and I could
>     be persuaded that what you are seeing is correct behaviour as far as
>     the first one is concerned.
> "record only this showing" I guess record at any time on this channel 
> would work with duplicate detection, but over time they would probably 
> tweak the description, so that may not work.
No real solution, but see


http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/389575  and earlier 
refs quoted in this thread.

John P

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