[mythtv-users] MythAlarmClock?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 00:25:37 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Brad DerManouelian
<myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2008, at 3:39 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
>> I listen to the radio over DVB-S as live tv (although of course there
>> is no video stream). Is there a way to get myth to go into Live TV and
>> switch to a particular channel at an arbitrary time? Could this be
>> done via perl/python script and cron/at perhaps?
> Yup. You'll need to write a script that exercises the telnet socket of
> your frontend and make a cron job to execute it at a particular time.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Telnet_socket

Thanks,  I shall try it tonight (and refer my employer to you if I am
late for work :-)

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