[mythtv-users] Temporarily stopping all recording

Chris Rouch chris.rouch at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 14:12:22 UTC 2007

On 1/30/07, Tom Lichti <tom at redpepperracing.com> wrote:
> 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.

And if your'e using atrpms, the simplest way to do this is to add


to /etc/sysconfig/mythbackend

and then restart the daemon.


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