[mythtv-users] Myth TV without recording live!

Tachtevrenidis, Kosta Kosta.Tachtevrenidis at weyerhaeuser.com
Thu Jun 16 18:42:41 UTC 2005


Or zap 

-----Original Message-----
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mudit Wahal
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 11:34 AM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Myth TV without recording live!

Yes he can stop the mythbackend.
But I wonder how many newbees (or even oldbees) know the

/etc/init.d/mythtv-backend stop|start|restart

command ? (or a variant of it depending on your distro)

On 6/16/05, Robert Tsai <rtsai1111 at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 10:32:54AM -0700, Mudit Wahal wrote:
> > I think the OP (original poster) meant by not recording a program 
> > even if its scheduled. Sort of an override to not record. May be a 
> > script which checks the load or just a file/database entry.
> >
> > It can be as simple as
> >
> > user$> cp /dev/null /myth/not_record_right_now
> >
> > #### recording precheck script ####
> >
> > if (-f /myth/not_record_right_now) then  ### log an entry in mythlog

> > so user know the recording has been overriden
> >   exit
> > endif
> > #### continue with the recording ########
> >
> > ---- user at a later time  -----
> > user$> rm /myth/not_record_right_now
> 
> I really must be missing something. If he doesn't want MythTV to use 
> up any CPU, why not just stop mythbackend, then?
> 
> --Rob
> 
> 
> BodyID:138314387.2.n.logpart (stored separately)
> 
>
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