[mythtv-users] Why cant we make a STB?
stevehodge at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 02:14:33 UTC 2009
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Steve Hodge <stevehodge at gmail.com>
> > On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 4:14 AM, Udo van den Heuvel <udovdh at xs4all.nl>
> > wrote:
> >> John Drescher wrote:
> >>> Also from my experience satellite and cable company STBs do reboot
> >>> themselves every once and a while this is probably for updates and
> >>> such but I think a planned reboot at 3AM once a week would not hurt.
> >> There will always be people, especially when having to deal with a
> >> pool of consumers, that have their favorite show at that time.
> >> That is what I already wrote in my first response in this thread.
> > I think a STB based on Myth could be made smart enough to reboot itself
> at a
> > time when nothing is scheduled to record.
> I don't understand the way this thread has developed. AFAIK the STB
> idea was for a FRONT end only.
All I'm saying is that the idea that you can't do scheduled reboots of a STB
is a strawman. Whether it's a frontend or a backend it shouldn't be hard to
avoid rebooting when something important is happening.
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