[mythtv-users] Can I tell a frontend to stop "watching" hd after x hours?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Feb 4 01:33:21 UTC 2009

On 04/02/2009, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> So the other night I left Myth "watching" live TV on an HD channel and went
> to bed. In the morning I had over 20GB of random crap. I like the ShamWOW
> and Snuggie as much as the next guy but I'm not happy when they overwrite my
> Family Guy episodes.

There's a Sleep option on the LiveTV menu, which you can configure to
30,60,90 or 120 minutes.

> Is there a way to tell Myth to automatically 'turn off' live tv viewing on a
> particular FE if, say, no input has been detected in x hours?

A LiveTV session will currently exit after (I think) 6 hours - see


Nick Morrott

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