[mythtv-users] Is there any way to determine what a frontend is doing?

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 21:27:37 UTC 2010

On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 12:53 PM, Tom Flair <tom at graniteskies.net> wrote:
> As the subject reads, is there any way of telling what a remote frontend is
> doing?   ie, sitting idle,  playing back a video from mythvideo (with title
> or filename), playing back a recording (title or filename would be useful),
> idling after launching an external program (ie mame, mplayer, xine, hulu,
> etc)

Assuming you have the network control interface enabled on the frontend:

$ telnet 6546
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
MythFrontend Network Control
Type 'help' for usage information
# query location
# quit
Connection closed by foreign host.

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