[mythtv-users] Save one recording?

Tree junk at chassit.com
Mon Aug 29 12:14:49 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.

Thank you!

Bonus question: Is there any way to access this "preserve" setting from 
MythWeb? (I don't often actually use mythfrontend)


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