Recording time limited to 2 hours?

Added by stefan fiala 5 months ago

osmc+kodi+tvheadend 4.2.4
I use the epg to record a 3 hour show.
The gui claims it starts and ends correctly [for 3 hours]
dvr/log has "duration": 1501 [is that 3 hours]
and "start":1518318000
"stop":1518328800
Is that 3 hours?.

When I play the show with Kodi It stops at 2hours.
If I play from a PC using VLC it stops around 2 hours.

I cant find any setting limiting the max from an epg to 2 hours
I did find a different maximum for unknown that was 2 hours
after bumping that to 3h30min I didnt see any difference.

Is there a bug someplace or a hidden setting?.


Replies (3)

RE: Recording time limited to 2 hours? - Added by Mark Clarkstone 5 months ago

I can't remember if eit/pf "use running state" is in 4.2, but try turning that off. It's in the DVR profiles.

RE: Recording time limited to 2 hours? - Added by stefan fiala 5 months ago

I found "EPG running state" was on so I flipped it off.
Waded through the help and it looks promising.
Never would have connected eit/pf with EPG "accuracy", thanks!.

RE: Recording time limited to 2 hours? - Added by stefan fiala 5 months ago

EPG running state appeared to make no difference.

I tried creating a timer, channel as desired, start 18:00 end 21:15.
It also recorded 2 hours.
The size is about the same in bytes as the other recordings
that were supposed to be 3 hours but ended up at 2 hours.

I beleive its 2 hours because I cant jump to 020100.
If I jump to 015900 and fast forward it stops within a minute.

Can it be made to record more than 2 hours, is there a bug,
or is there a limit of time/bytes buried somewhere?.

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