[mythtv-users] How to ensure STB is powered ON? Re: SA3250HD is turning itself off?
evuraan at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 01:40:21 UTC 2008
Adam Hirsch wrote:
> The files will be slightly different, so diff won't help you... but I'll
> tell you what will: gzip. 10 seconds of all-black video will compress down
> to a very small file, while 10 seconds of actual running video with
> changing images and sound will not. Someone smart on this list suggested
> this solution to me a year ago, and it's worked a treat for me since then.
(1) cat needs to be killed sometimes
(2) 10 seconds is too much time to wait.
check out the link
it takes just 2 seconds to run.
Plus, it checks multiple frame to be very sure, before it sends a power
For optimal results, I made my channel change script call this, that way
read access to your video device is almost 100% guaranteed.
You can view the script here also:
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