[mythtv-users] multirec works but the scheduler never uses it for consecutive recordings

ryan patterson ryan.goat at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 16:38:34 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Ste Daniels
<steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2009/11/24 ryan patterson <ryan.goat at gmail.com>:
>> I have two ATSC/QAM HDhomerun boxes set up to use multirec.  One tunes
>> . . .
>> Why doesn't myth use my other tuners?
> Hi Ryan,
> This has been discussed a million and one times. What queries did you
> try when searching the list?
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/
> Ste Daniels

This topic has been discussed a million times you say?  I've read this
list for years and I've never seen a message discussing what I am
asking about.  I just did some searches of my list archive looking for
multirec and HDHR and nothing discussing the behavior I described came

I did find several messages saying that myth will use the virtual
multirec tuners to record back to back recordings with extra time at
the beginning & end.  This is also what the wiki says.  But this is
not what I see happening on my system.  That is why I posted my

If this failure has truly been discussed a million times then please
shoot me a link to just one of the discussions so I may learn how to
fix the issue on my system.  Maybe you are just much smarter and can
search better then me.


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