[mythtv-users] Question on scheduling

Chris Porter hoodlum7 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 14:47:40 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 10:12 AM, David Engel <david at istwok.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 09:40:05PM -0400, Aaron Klein wrote:
> > In the past I always selected the channel I wanted a show to record on
> and
> > picked the "Record at any time on channel XYZ"  This was before I had the
> > ability to record digital versions of the shows.  Now that I have both
> > analog and digital tuners I would prefer the digital version if possible
> but
> > do not want to have a conflict should there be no avaialble digital tuner
> > for a given show so I tried the rule "Record at any time on any channel."
> > This seems to work ok for shows that are a day or two out in the listings
> > but for shows far out in the listings I get many conflicts because it
> seems
> > to want to record any and all airings of the show.  So if I have three
> ABC's
> > with two being digital and one being analog the upcoming recordings show
> all
> > three to be recorded and thus two conflicts.
> >
> > Maybe I am overly anal about conflicts appearing but I was wondering is
> > there any way to have it select a channel to record a show on and at the
> > same time not end up trying to record two versions of the show at the
> same
> > time.  The reason is we often will want to record many different shows
> that
> > air at the same time slot and I dont want to have one be missed because
> > another show got recorded twice.  I feel the anytime on any channel opens
> up
> > the ability to have the system possibly record two shows on a single
> > multiplexed channel that if I specified a channel in a the ruleset that
> it
> > would then not be able to record.
> Please read http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-12.html,
> particularly the sections on "Order of Inputs" and "Matching
> Callsigns."
> David
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Simply put. Just delete all your inputs and re-add the inputs. Configure the
digital input first. This way all your rules will prefer the digital input
automatically with out messing with input priorities.
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