[mythtv-users] 30 second early?

Rodney Morris rodamorris at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 18:46:25 UTC 2012

On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:44 PM, Kris B. <krisbee at krisbee.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012, at 10:18 AM, Kane Tse wrote:
>> > The per-recording-rule start early/end late values are integer minutes,
>> > only--either positive or negative.  That means -1 start early will start
>> > 1 minute late.
>> >
>> For the OP - what's wrong with starting 1 minute early?
> An excellent question - I think it messes up the commercial detection on
> that first break due to it starting in a commercial break and then goes
> into the show without a logo, with the logo coming up in that minute.
> That is a vague memory though, so no biggie, I just have to manually
> skip past in that first section.  This only seems to happen with this
> time block on this channel, for some reason.

For a variety of reasons (including having missed the very beginning
or end of a show of a few too many shows), I typically set my
recordings to start a minute early and end a minute late.  I cannot
remember that causing any commericial detection problems for the first
commercial break.  YMMV.


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