[mythtv-users] backend still recording live tv after frontend shutdown

mat mat at lessermatters.co.uk
Wed Jun 10 09:40:15 UTC 2009

>> I have a small tunerless frontend, that streams livetv from my backend.
>> If I
>> kill the frontend, without exiting live tv, the backend continues to
>> record
>> the livetv, and filling the harddisk / occupying a tuner.
> I've had that happening more than once.
> Many times I end up with the backend recording LiveTV for a phantom
> frontend. Only way I found to stop it was to restart the backend.
> Very annoying.
> Usually happens if the PC crash, exited the frontend by killing it etc..

Yes, this happens to me too. For me, it's usually when I've been watching
TV using the XBMC frontend on my XBOX. It's annoying, I generally just
restart the backend after watching TV on my XBOX.

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