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

Douglas Peale Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Sat Dec 11 23:03:01 UTC 2010

On 12/11/2010 02:52 PM, John Veness wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> John

This will only affect new schedules, for existing schedules, you will have to edit the schedules themselves.

For things like this, it is sometimes easier to find them (though a bit riskier to edit them) in the database editor in MythWeb.

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