[mythtv-users] Turn cable box off after recording

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Jun 16 20:45:32 UTC 2009

On Sat, June 13, 2009 2:18 pm, Preston Crow wrote:
> One of the motivations is that we sometimes watch live TV though the
> cable box bypassing Myth (mostly for sports).  We need to have a way of
> knowing if we're going to mess up recodings, and having Myth turn off
> the cable box when it's not using it seems like the simplest method.

One potential problem that immediately comes to mind is that Myth may
decide it needs the cable box for something while you're watching the game
or whatever.

I generally use LiveTV mode for this sort of thing, but I'm assuming
there's some reason that doesn't work in your situation.

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