[mythtv-users] Save one recording?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Aug 28 17:57:50 UTC 2011

On 08/28/2011 11:04 AM, George Nassas wrote:
> On 2011-08-28, at 10:59 AM, Tree wrote:
>> Occasionally a single episode is recorded that I want to keep for a 
>> longer
>> time. Is there a way to make an exception for that episode (after it is
>> recorded) to prevent that single episode from being deleted to make room
>> for newer episodes?
> Yes, you can "preserve" it which I think is under "Storage Options" of 
> the info popup menu. I believe preserved episodes don't count towards 
> your episode limit but no doubt someone will correct me if I'm wrong.

Or agree with you, since you're right.  :)

That's exactly the way to do it--and exactly what preserved episodes are 
for.  Since "record new and delete old" deletes episodes, you can't just 
disable auto-expire--they're not expired.


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