[mythtv-users] Temporarily stopping all recording

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 19:45:16 UTC 2007

On 30/01/07, Intense Red <intnsred at golgotha.net> wrote:
>    Here's a question that I haven't found an answer to.
>    I'm in the process of moving and shut my cable off.  I'll be using the same
> cable system after the move, so the MythTV box will migrate over nicely.
>    But I'll be without cable for a couple of weeks.  That's no real problem,
> since the Myth data partition has tons of shows recorded on the drive that I
> haven't watched.
>   The problem comes from Myth recording shows according to my schedule --
> simply because the coax is now dead/off and it records nothing but static.
>    My question is this: Is there a way I can tell MythTV "don't record
> anything" without deleting my carefully entered recording schedules?  (Right
> now I'm just start/stopping the backend daemon, but that's a PITA.)
>    TIA for the whack with the clue-bat.

# mythbackend --nosched

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