[mythtv-users] "Record in This Timeslot Each Week" misses shows because of EIT times +/- minutes

Anthony Giggins seven at seven.dorksville.net
Sun Jul 15 23:32:13 UTC 2012

On 16 July 2012 09:17, Kingsley Turner <krt at krt.com.au> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm in the habit of recording programmes "In this timeslot each week",
> based on EIT guide data only (I have no other source).
> But on some of my channels, (e.g.: ABC1 Australia) the EIT data lists the
> programme at say 09:01 one week, and then 09:03 the next week.
> I've been missing recordings, and looking at the EIT - this few minutes
> skew in the timeslot is enough to break the schedule.
> For example, I have a programme on Monday morning at 11:35 (today), but
> next Monday it's on at 11:31.
> Is there a setting to give a bit of a fudge in the recording schedule?
> I know I can create a manual schedule - but a lot of programmes jump
> around like this on ABC*
> +/- 5 minutes would seem to be enough - Just so it recognises that when I
> said to record "Good Game SP" at 11:31 on Monday mornings, that this should
> also match the EIT schedule when it's listed at 11:35!
> thanks,
> -kt
You should get better EIT data from shepherd


however I normally just set my recordings to record any time on any channel
and exclude Repeats.


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