[mythtv-users] Duplicate episodes recording

Thomas Boehm mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net
Tue Nov 15 16:18:35 UTC 2011

Brian Long wrote:
> I have a single recording rule which seems to be failing.  If I set "Don
> Francisco Presenta" to record at any time on any channel, it records
> from my HDHR and HDPVR at the same time.  Both episode titles,
> descriptions, EP numbers, are the same.  I deleted the recording rule
> and put it back.  When I look at upcoming recordings, it shows both.
> Why would duplicate detection be failing?  I could hard-code the rule to
> the 1140 channel (HD-PVR), but then if there is a conflict it won't fall
> back to the HDHR.  I have other similar rules which work properly.  For
> example (from mythbackend --printsched):
> Title - Subtitle                    Ch Station Day Start  End   S C I  T
> N Pri
> Designed to Sell - From Catastroph  350 HGTV    15 11:30-12:00  3 1 1  d 1 0
> Designed to Sell - From Catastroph 1350 HGTVD   15 11:30-12:00  3 0 0  d E 0
> Thanks for any troubleshooting ideas.

What duplicate check method are you using? I think "Subtitle then
Description" should work for you if the descriptions differ.


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