[mythtv-users] Commercial detection with shutdown and wakeup
hpoley at dds.nl
Sun Mar 28 04:41:53 EST 2004
Op zaterdag 27 maart 2004 07:51, schreef Billy Macdonald:
> I recently enabled the shutdown and wakeup options on my mythtv box to
> quite down the place at night, lower the electric bill and stuff. I'm
> using mythtv .14 with 3 PVR250's, AMD XP 2000, ECS K7S5A, Fedora Core 1,
> Asus GeForce4 MX440, 512MB.
> It's working great except for a couple things. One it goes into "idle"
> even though it's marking commercials and shuts down in the middle of the
> detection so many of my shows aren't being marked properly. For a possible
> workaround I've set the idle timeout to 20 min. Not sure if the detection
> gets done that fast though, we'll find out tonight?
AFAIK commercial detection takes show-time x 1.5 on a relatively beefy box.
> Also I can't find the options that the docs mention about not shutting
> down before a client connects, I would like to enable that. And the other
> option I can't find is a field to run a script before shutting down so you
> can do some custom checks, that would be helpful too.
As far as I can remember the docs were written just a day or 2 after 0.14 got
out, and were submitted together with a new patch that adds those features.
It's in CVS, don't know if it waits for commercial detection to finish. The
patches were written by a European user, commercial detection doesn't work
here especially well, since we don't have 'black gaps' between programs and
Henk Poley <><
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