[mythtv-users] How to detect whether backend is recording or scheduled?

Wade Maxfield mythtv at hotblack.co.nz
Thu Dec 28 23:01:50 UTC 2006

>Brad Fuller wrote:
>>have you looked at nvram-wakeup and this?
>Thanks for that.  The problem is not setting the time (I'm actually
>setting /proc/acpi/alarm) but getting the time to actually set.
>Currently the only way to set the time to the next scheduled recording
>is to allow the backend to idle timeout and shutdown.

Maybe I've missed something, but couldn't you use a screen scraper 
script? Ese curl to connect to the backend via port 6544, and then 
parse the results.  That'll give you the current recorder(s) status 
and the next 10 scheduled items...

  - Wade

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