[mythtv-users] Stop recording live TV when inactive

David Meixner dmeixner at uiuc.edu
Fri Aug 31 18:06:30 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: sdkovacs [mailto:sdkovacs at gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 11:49 AM
> To: dmeixner at uiuc.edu; Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Stop recording live TV when inactive
> On 8/31/07, David Meixner <dmeixner at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> > Is there a way to automatically stop recording live TV if there's
> been no
> > user interaction for a certain amount of time?
> Hi David,
> I happened to be perusing through the .21 (Future) Release Notes
> yesterday and saw this:
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Release_Notes_-_0.21
> "Added an optional idle timer to LiveTV. If we haven't received any
> remote/keyboard input for X minutes then we show a dialogue asking if
> the user is still watching. After 45 seconds without any reponse, we
> exit LiveTV. If the user responds, then the timer is reset."

Thanks for all the replies.  It looks like 0.21 has exactly what I want.  I
might try out some of those hacks beforehand if I find the time.

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