[mythtv-users] Temporarily stopping all recording

Christian Burger christian.burger at abtg.net
Tue Jan 30 21:56:52 UTC 2007

> Message: 12
> Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 14:25:04 -0500
> From: Intense Red <intnsred at golgotha.net>
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Temporarily stopping all recording
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <200701301425.06564.intnsred at golgotha.net>
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>    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.
> --
> "If this war is so righteous, why don't you send your children?" -- Mother
> of
> dead GI Susan Niederer to First Lady Laura Bush (Bush didn't answer).

What about purging all the stored tv listings and disabling mythfilldatabase
till you get re-connected?  Don't ask me how to purge your already stored
listings, but it seems like this should work.  No listing, mythy no recordy.

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