[mythtv-users] Weird recording behavior

Lee Maisel maisel at lobo.net
Thu Nov 15 07:06:26 UTC 2012

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/14/2012 08:18 PM, Lee Maisel wrote:
>> For some oddball reason, SOME recordings that are scheduled daily, 
>> even though they are in the default recording group, and have the 
>> same options as the other scheduled shows, ONLY show up in the "Live 
>> TV" category under recordings!
>> Even if I select ALL Groups, I don't see them, but if I select "Live 
>> TV" group, there they are!  Weird.
>> Any idea what's causing this?
>> Thanks!!
> There's an issue where if you're using Live TV and MythTV pops up the 
> dialog that it needs the tuner, sometimes bad things happen (like 
> recordings get put in the Live TV group instead of the proper group).  
> I'm guessing you're leaving Live TV running when not watching and 
> that's what's messing up your recordings.
> Mike
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Thanks Mike, so how do I avoid being in "live TV" when she is watching 
something on TV?   Is there a difference between "Live TV" and just 
watching TV "live"? :)

Also is it a good idea to disable allowing MythTV to move livetv to 
another tuner?  I think the option is something like that.



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