[mythtv-users] link to a specific recording

F P zagor.fp at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 15:59:05 UTC 2008

> Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 08:09:37 -0500
> From: "Ronald Frazier" <ron at ronfrazier.net>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] link to a specific recording
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> If you'd rather do it in the internal player,

Yes, this is what I'm looking for: I couldn't set properly the remote
so far and couldn't let it control xine or mplayer, yet.

> you could have it launch
> a script that echos some commands to the mythfrontend Network Control
> Port (port 6546 by default). To figure out what command you need to
> run, you can test it out from the command line:
> telnet localhost 6546
> query recordings
> that will give you a list of shows. Find the one you want and copy the
> chanid and timestamp. Then test it out as follows:
> play program 1029 2008-02-12T22:58:00
> If that works as you expect, then your command to run would be:
> echo play program 1029 2008-02-12T22:58:00 | telnet localhost 6546

Great, thanks!
I'll try it and post the result.


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