[mythtv-users] Power off STB: a new twist from our local cable provider
chrisznews4 at rogers.com
Sat Jan 9 20:43:47 UTC 2010
It seems our local cable provider has added a new twist to recording.
If my STB has been on for a while they start displaying "Press any key
to watch TV".
The work around I use for the moment is to power off and then back on
the STB before a recording using my script at:
But it is not ideal for general channel changing as it adds yet another
2 seconds of delay (ie 1 sec off, 1 sec on with guard time).
Is there a way to have myth tell the channel change script why the
channel is changing? or alternatively is there a way to determine when a
recording is finished so I can simply power off the box at that time and
thus not need the work around?
Plan B is to only apply the work around if the channel isn't changing
from the last time the input card was used. I could do this within my
channel change script. After all a channel change is a key press.
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