[mythtv-users] everyday i have to make sure myth worked the day before

Ryan Patterson ryan.goat at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 15:15:43 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 7:01 AM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> . . .
> And sadly, every few days I have to go report to my wife when something
> that was supposed to record didn't, for no fault of our own, but due to
> mythbackend locking up and/or having to be restarted so that a frontend
> can communicate with it, etc.
> Every time this happens it gets harder and harder to continue selling
> how we should keep using it and how we should not slide back into the
> ugly mode of scheduling our lives around when television shows are
> airing so that we can sit down in front of the television while the show
> is airing to make sure we don't miss it.

Two pieces of advice:
1) Fix whatever is broken with your mythtv configuration (there
definitely is something not right there) and there will be no more
missed recordings.
2) Allow the wife to watch TV on her own schedule while you continue
to enjoy MythTV.


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