[mythtv-users] setting MythTV to wake up at the right time

Yves de Brauer ydebx2 at free.fr
Sat Feb 10 05:08:28 UTC 2007

Paul Harrison a écrit :
> Yves de Brauer wrote:
>> I have a problem I would like to solve.
>> I use nvram-wakeup to wake up the backend for recording. But some time 
>> the beginning of a show is missing.
>> After some search, I discovered that it is like MythTV do not take into 
>> account the "start early" I put in the recording rules to wake up the 
>> computer at the right time.
>> For example, I set the backend to wake up 2 minutes before a recording 
>> as it takes about 1 minute to be on.
>> If a TV show is forecast at 01:10, MythTV set the backend to wake up at 
>> 01:08, OK.
>> Now if I put a start early of 5 minutes because that channel is not very 
>> reliable, I expect the backend to wake at 01:03 and start recording at 
>> 01:05. Unfortunately It awakes at 01:08 as before and starts recording 
>> at about 01:09 when it is on.
>> Note: When I stop the Backend with the mythwelcome command "Shutdown 
>> Now" It set the right time to wake up I.e. 01:03.....
>> What is the correct setting? Is it a bug?  Please help.
>> Yves
> Have a look at ticket #2883 and try the change suggested there. 
> MythWelcome also uses the recstartts value so it should work fine. If 
> you can try the change for a while and report your findings on the 
> ticket it would help. I just don't have any time to do any testing at 
> the moment.
> Paul H.
I have tested it for two weeks and it works just fine. I have checked 
the log and all is good.  Now I'll see if I know how to put that onto 
the ticket.


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