[mythtv-users] Temporarily stopping all recording

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Jan 30 19:47:47 UTC 2007

Intense Red 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.

I'm pretty sure

mythbackend --nosched

will do what you want. Not sure what revision you need to get that 
option though. It worked as of June 2005, at least, so you should be good.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list