[mythtv-users] Check for active Recordings or Jobs?

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Thu Sep 27 04:32:26 UTC 2007

* On Wed Sep 26, 2007 at 11:15:31PM -0400, Tony Lill wrote:
> You can also connect to the database directly and look through the
> jobqueue table. A status of 272 means the job is done, as is the
> recording's abscence from the table. There's probably some way of
> checking if the job is recording though the database too, but you can
> just check the modify time on the file. Active recordings should be no
> more that a few seconds old.

The inuseprograms table will actually give you all that in one shot.
It will list programs that are in use by mythfrontend (playback),
mythbackend (recording), mythcommflag, and mythtranscode.


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