[mythtv-users] SD Channel Picked Over HD

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Wed Oct 12 15:28:56 UTC 2011

On 10/11/2011 10:20 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 20:21, Kirk Bocek<t004 at kbocek.com>  wrote:
>> Doing some test recordings of my newly configured HDHR Prime and I
>> discovered an odd behavior in Myth.
>> I picked a program in MythWeb listings screen and selected "Record Only
>> This Showing." This was on a channel that has both HD and SD versions,
>> in this case 730 for HD and 417 for SD. I had selected the HD listing
>> but Myth chose to record the SD channel when I really wanted the HD channel.
>> Should I put a +1 recording priority on all the HD channels? What
>> happens if I, for some reason, want the SD channel?
> Try setting the HDTV priority in the (frontend) setup/tv/recording
> priorities screens.
> Note that scheduling subtleties is one of the least understood (including by me)
> issues in Myth.  Read the description here:
>    http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-12.html

I see that I had increased the recording priority of my HD channels in 
my older STB+HDPVR setup. I've done the same to my new HDHR Prime HD 
channels. I think that will solve the problem.

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