[mythtv-users] pausing recording schedules

Chris Rouch chris.rouch at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 07:47:29 EST 2005

On 12/21/05, Bruce Markey <bjm at lvcm.com> wrote:
> Chris Rouch wrote:
> > Is there a way to pause a recording schedule? What I mean by this is
> > that normally I have a lot of programs set to record, but only one or
> > two of these are really important. When I go on holiday I'd like to
> > disable the unimportant ones so that my disk doesn't get so full that
> > the important ones can't be recorded. Then when I get back I'd like to
> > re-enable them.
> On the recording options pages, Scheduling Options page, last
> option allows you to set a rule to rsInactive. These will appear
> in the schedule with the status character "x" but won't record until
> you set it back to "active" This has existed since last January. http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/5133
> There is a shortcut so you don't have to go into every rule to set
> these. From the Recording Priorities page, you can press "P"ause
> to toggle inactive. In the bottom half of the page, you'll see
> "(Recording X of Y)" change to "(Inactive)" when you press "P".

Thanks for your reply - I'll try this out tonight.

It would be nice if this feature was also available in mythweb, as
that's where I always control the schedules from.



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