[mythtv-users] SD Channel Picked Over HD

David Engel david at istwok.net
Wed Oct 12 17:04:32 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 09:21:00AM -0700, Kirk Bocek wrote:
> On 10/12/2011 9:18 AM, David Engel wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 04:54:05PM +0100, Tim Draper wrote:
> >> On 12 October 2011 16:47, Kirk Bocek<t004 at kbocek.com>  wrote:
> >>> That's what I ended up doing. A custom record is a good idea: very
> >>> specific, no way to get confused. I always forget about that.
> >>>
> >>> How is the SD/HD data identified? I see the HD data in the listing
> >>> information is rather hit or miss? Some HD shows are flagged, others not.
> >>
> >> afaik, HD shows are flagged by the listings source. if mythtv sees the 'also
> >> in HD' tag, and you have HD as +1 priority over the SD recording, then it
> >> will record in HD.
> >
> > Specifically, HD is denoted by "program.hdtv>  0" and SD by
> > "program.hdtv<= 0".  As always, the scheduling capability is only as
> > good as your guide data.
> >
> > David
> And Schedules Direct's upstream source is pretty messy. I wish they'd 
> upload football (American) scheduling info more than one day in advance.

They do.  It's just that the default MythTV behavior is to initially
download the guide data for a given day two weeks in advance and then
update the day before.  You're free to make MythTV update the guide
data for a given day more often.

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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