[mythtv-users] Help! Encoder state from status XML?

HN Plato hnplato at hotmail.com
Sat Sep 22 16:47:48 UTC 2007

I'm hoping someone can shed some light on what the encoder numerical state 
values mean from the status xml.

I'm writing a monitor daemon to send xap notification when encoders change. 
The easiest way to do this is to parse the xml:


This give encoder information as follows:

<Encoders count="3">
  <Encoder local="1" connected="1" id="1" state="0" hostname="lcx1" />

I know that 0 means idle and 4 means recording, however I cannot find any 
information on what states 1,2 or 3 mean. Does anyone know what these 
numeric values refer to?


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