[mythtv-users] Where did I find the default early start/late end setting again?

John Veness John.Veness.mythtv at pelago.org.uk
Sat Dec 11 22:52:16 UTC 2010

On 11/12/10 21:55, Craig Huff wrote:
> Somewhere in the dark recesses of time I found and set the option to
> start recordings a minute early and end them a minute late.  When I
> start to edit a new recording rule for an upcoming show the Schedule
> Options section automatically shows "Start recording 1 minute early"
> and "End recording 1 minute late".
> I have found the option settings to "soft" start n seconds early and
> end m seconds late, unless there is another show on the same channel
> immediately adjoining this one.
> Since I'm finding a number of consecutive recording sets and my
> default settings are forcing a lot of unnecessary switching from one
> capture device to another, I want to stop the default "hard" early and
> late settings, but for the life of me I can't find where to reset
> them.
> I've been through mythtv-setup settings and everywhere I could in
> mythfrontend settings, but I've either zipped right past it, not gone
> into the right dialog, or it is no longer accessible from the menus in
> version 0.23.  I even tried looking through the pages of MythWeb
> (which I don't normally use).
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Craig.

This is one of the harder settings to find - it took me several minutes 
to find it when I wanted to tweak it a few weeks back. Anyway, it's in 
TV Settings, Recording Priorities, Set Recording Priorities. At least, 
it is in 0.24.



John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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