So this morning I wanted to see what I had started recording last night on my Bright House DVR, and I saw that the program that started at 5am had not recorded. I switched to the live NBC channel (WESH ch 1020 in the Orlando area) and saw the women's bicycle races were running. I pressed record on my controller and got an error, "Not permitted to record." I've never seen that before.
I checked my space on the DVR and had at least 50% left.
called Bright House technical support and a very nice agent told me that
since the program was longer than 8 hours, the DVR's would not record
it. I asked why, given that I have an external drive plugged in and have
50% of my space left. She said that it was a Bright House problem and
that "they are working on it."
Well at least my 3D recordings have been made. I got the
opening ceremony and yesterday's events. When I'll watch them will
depend on when I get a 3D TV or whether this cable box goes out before I
do, since one cannot save the programs on the hard drives when switching