[mythtv-users] Guide says it's recording same shows on two channels when it's not

Peter Bennett cats22 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 19 02:10:47 UTC 2017

On 10/18/2017 08:58 PM, Ian Evans wrote:
> Just wanted to alert you to a scheduling behaviour I've only seen 
> after moving from .27 to 29.
> Being in a Canadian city near a U.S. one, the same show will often 
> being airing on both a Canadian channel and a U.S. one. Sometimes, if 
> it's a show that's "important", I might record it on both if the 
> weather is acting up. That always required an override recording.
> But I noticed this starting in 29: If I choose, say, Survivor on CBS, 
> the "A" shows up in the guide on both CBS and the Canadian channel, 
> Global. Today, I started watching the CBS recording and noticed some 
> breaking up, maybe due to some weather on the lake between Toronto and 
> Buffalo. I figured I better start recording the rest of the show on 
> Global. When I selected it in the Guide, it offered me the choice of 
> stopping the recording or watching the channel even though it wasn't 
> recording that channel. So I had to go into Live TV, go to Global and 
> hit record. Now it was recording the same show on both channels.
> 99% sure I didn't see this happening in .27.

I am not sure exactly what the problem is or what you expect. One 
improvement in v29 was to add the "Watch this channel" option if you 
press enter in the Guide. Previously you had to press M or Menu  to see 
that option.


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