[mythtv-users] Re-recording damaged recordings

Peter Bennett (cats22) cats22 at comcast.net
Wed Jul 4 00:44:58 UTC 2012

On 07/03/2012 04:56 PM, David Engel wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 04:36:08PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> 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?
> recorded is marked to allow re-recording, but not oldrecording.  The
> tables are updated by different code paths, so it's not a trivial
> change.  Personally, I'm not in a hurry to change it until the kinks
> in the recording quality check are all worked out.
> David
I am already using 0.25-fixes.


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