[mythtv-users] Re-recording damaged recordings

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jul 3 20:36:08 UTC 2012

On 07/02/2012 04:05 PM, John wrote:
> On 02/07/12 15:13, Peter Bennett (cats22) wrote:
>> I am using mythtv 0.25.
>> A few days ago one program that was supposed to be 1 hour only 
>> recorded 30 minutes. It is shown with a yellow dot in the listing on 
>> the front end. However, although that episode is showing several 
>> times again, it had not scheduled a re-recording of it. I have now 
>> gone into "Previously Recorded" and selected it for recording again, 
>> and now it is scheduled to record again.
>> My question is, should not mythTV do that automatically? If only 30 
>> minutes out of 1 hour are recorded, can it automatically schedule it 
>> to record again? Many times on cable channels, the program is 
>> repeated later the same night, so it could easily record the damaged 
>> program again.
> I think thats a feature request, but It seems like a sensible feature, 
> I would definitely benefit from it, UK is littered with +1 hour channels.

Pretty sure it does mark episodes whose recordings were damaged to allow 
re-record, but only after a fix that went into 0.25-fixes.  Tried updating?


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