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Missed Recordings

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I had a KEYWORD autorecord setup as the following:

Type: Both
KAM: 3
KU: Disk Full
Start: On Time
Stop: On Time

Tonight there was an episode showing at 7PM, but when I looked at the ToDo list, I didn't see it listed. When I looked at the Prioritizer, this particular episode was NOT selected to record. When I looked in the history, there was absolutely no mention of this episode anywhere.

The only other program set to record at this time was an episode of The Office.

Currently, we have 3 episodes of The Backyardigans in our LIST, but as I understand it, the recorder will continue to record episodes as opposed to what Tivo used to do (stop recording when the KAM limit was reached).

I would at least expect something to show up in history?? Nada..

<rant> this recording is the most frustrating piece of equipment to try and determine why things are not recording - the history is absolutely horrible</rant>

Can anyone offer any help as to why the episode didn't record?

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anyone have any thoughts?
DrummerBoy523 said:
anyone have any thoughts?
cadet502 said:
With no entry in the history, it seems like this episode does not match your autorecord criteria. Possibly the guide data was not coded with the "kids" entry. There would only be a history entry if the show matched your criteria, but for some reason did not record. Try to create an autorecord with just keyword BACKYARDIGANS, and no category, and see if it picks up more shows.
My only issue with that logic is that the episode showed up in the episodes list of matching shows after I created the search. Why would it show up in the list of matching shows, but not get recorded?
texasbrit said:
Maybe because the DVR thinks it is a duplicate. A series link will not record "duplicates" - a duplicate is an episode that is already on the disk or has been deleted recently. If you want to record a duplicate you need to select the episdoe and record it individually.
But...it would still show up in history telling me that it didn't record due to a matching program set to record (or something similar).

What I'm trying to get at - is everything should show up in the history. What does and what doesn't record. This did not show up at all! Baffling..
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