[mythtv-users] feature request - shut off ALL recordings.
mythtv at lds.dyndns.org
Wed Jun 9 01:25:46 EDT 2004
On Tue, 8 Jun 2004 23:21:01 -0400 (EDT)
"Chris Pinkham" <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> It's an undocumented feature mainly for development purposes, but if
> you don't mind restarting the backend twice (once to stop and again
> when you want to restart recordings), then you can startup mythbackend
> with the--nosched option. This will cause problems if you try to do
> certain things since this totally disables the scheduler, which parts
> of Myth expect to be there, but it can be used in emergency cases like
> you're talking about. It won't mess anything up, but it is likely to
> cause you to not be able to access certain scheduling functions within
> the frontend or even worse cause the backend to segfault if you try to
> access those scheduling functions from the frontend. The --nosched
> option was put in for development purposes only so it's not meant to
> be used full-time to stop new recordings since Myth was not designed
> to run without the scheduler running.
Thanks for the info Chris. Hopefully I'll remember that next time
something like that happens. I think it would be a great addition to
add such a feature somewhere in Myth.
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