[mythtv-users] Myth TV without recording live!
Kosta.Tachtevrenidis at weyerhaeuser.com
Thu Jun 16 18:42:41 UTC 2005
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Mudit Wahal
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 11:34 AM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Myth TV without recording live!
Yes he can stop the mythbackend.
But I wonder how many newbees (or even oldbees) know the
command ? (or a variant of it depending on your distro)
On 6/16/05, Robert Tsai <rtsai1111 at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 10:32:54AM -0700, Mudit Wahal wrote:
> > I think the OP (original poster) meant by not recording a program
> > even if its scheduled. Sort of an override to not record. May be a
> > script which checks the load or just a file/database entry.
> > It can be as simple as
> > user$> cp /dev/null /myth/not_record_right_now
> > #### recording precheck script ####
> > if (-f /myth/not_record_right_now) then ### log an entry in mythlog
> > so user know the recording has been overriden
> > exit
> > endif
> > #### continue with the recording ########
> > ---- user at a later time -----
> > user$> rm /myth/not_record_right_now
> I really must be missing something. If he doesn't want MythTV to use
> up any CPU, why not just stop mythbackend, then?
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