[mythtv-users] Re-recording damaged recordings

David Engel david at istwok.net
Wed Jul 4 05:17:53 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 03, 2012 at 08:44:58PM -0400, Peter Bennett (cats22) wrote:
> 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.

I'm not sure which fix Mike is referring to, but I'm pretty sure it
doesn't handle the oldrecorded table.

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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