[mythtv-users] How do I kill a Live TV connection?

Andrew Robinson awrobinson-ml at nc.rr.com
Tue Apr 3 04:37:08 UTC 2007

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 04/02/2007 11:17 PM, Andrew Robinson wrote:
>> I ran mythfrontend on my laptop and the laptop froze (unrelated to 
>> myth). When I restart the laptop and mythfrontend and then try to get 
>> back into Live TV, Myth claims the connection
> the tuner
>>  is in use and that I must 
>> delete it.
> delete (or cancel) the recording
>>  However, I cannot find where in the frontend to delete that 
>> connection. The only way I have been able to do so so far is to restart 
>> the backend.
> Which is another way.
>>  Is there a less disruptive way to kill that Live TV 
>> connection? How?
> By carefully reading the message mythtv gives you and following its 
> instructions.
> "MythTV is already using all available inputs for the channel you 
> selected. If you want to watch an in-progress recording, select one from 
> the playback menu.  If you want to watch live TV, cancel one of the 
> in-progress recordings from the delete menu."
I read that message carefully, looked carefully throughout the frontend 
for a Delete menu that indicated current Live TV connections, and could 
not find one. Every menu pointed to previously recorded programs. Care 
to point out which Delete menu that message carefully points to?

Andrew Robinson

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