[mythtv-users] mythtv recording WAY past the end of the show

Scott Simpson simpson100 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 18:50:59 UTC 2021

It is *at least* the last couple of weeks. Don't quote me on a month. But it IS NOT from the last few days. 

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From: mythtv-users <mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org> On Behalf Of John Pilkington
Sent: Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:47 AM
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] mythtv recording WAY past the end of the show

On 10/02/2021 18:26, Greg Oliver wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2021 at 12:09 PM Scott Simpson <simpson100 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:simpson100 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     I have a HDHomeRun Prime (firmware 20200907) recording with mythtv and I
>     keep up with the latest releases on Ubuntu. I'm running
>     2:32.0~master.202102091135.9a790b3e91~ubuntu20.04.1. About a month ago,
>     mythtv started recording FAR past the end of the show. For example,
>     I tape
>     The Tonight Show which is an hour and it records for 6 hours. This
>     causes
>     mythcommflag to run for a very long time. I do have the mythtv set
>     up for 5
>     minutes after the hour and this used to work. How can I debug this?
> There is a thread on the MythTV Devlopment list regarding this - there 
> are a lot of reports of it.  Unfortunately, the development list does 
> not seem to be archived on the internet.  It does not appear to be 
> tuner related, but it is a verified issue from multiple people.

The official archive is here:


There's also a searchable archive (probably not needed for this problem) at:


and the reports on the dev list are all from very recent commits; your report of 'a month ago' puts it in a new light.

John P
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