[mythtv-users] Disabling recording rules without deleting them?
michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Thu Feb 23 03:26:34 UTC 2012
On 23/02/2012 1:24 PM, Anthony Giggins wrote:
> On 23 February 2012 11:30, Manuel McLure <manuel at mclure.org
> <mailto:manuel at mclure.org>> wrote:
> After a long and blissful period using MythTV, I unfortunately won't
> be able to use it as a PVR for the foreseeable future since my TV
> provider is switching from (mostly) unencrypted IPTV to a Microsoft
> Mediaroom based system. Until I get some other way of feeding TV into
> the MythTV, I want to keep the MythTV system from attempting to make
> any recordings, since I don't want a whole bunch of failed recordings
> to show up in my lists while I watch the shows that are already
> recorded. However, I'd like to keep the recording rules around for
> future use in case I manage to get another source hooked up.
> Is there any way to do this, or should I simply delete the recording
> rules and recreate them whenever I have another form of input?
> use the Inactive option for each of the recording rules.
Another way; Add a new "Video Source" in mythtv-setup that uses the "No
Grabber" Grabber, and assign your Tuner card to the new Video Source.
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