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Re: [mythtv-users] Disabling recording rules without deleting them? Michael Watson Wed Feb 22 20:00:26 2012

On 23/02/2012 1:24 PM, Anthony Giggins wrote:
> On 23 February 2012 11:30, Manuel McLure <[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote:
>     After a long and blissful period using MythTV, I unfortunately won't
>     be able to use it as a PVR for the foreseeable future since my TV
>     provider is switching from (mostly) unencrypted IPTV to a Microsoft
>     Mediaroom based system. Until I get some other way of feeding TV into
>     the MythTV, I want to keep the MythTV system from attempting to make
>     any recordings, since I don't want a whole bunch of failed recordings
>     to show up in my lists while I watch the shows that are already
>     recorded. However, I'd like to keep the recording rules around for
>     future use in case I manage to get another source hooked up.
>     Is there any way to do this, or should I simply delete the recording
>     rules and recreate them whenever I have another form of input?
>     --
> use the Inactive option for each of the recording rules.
> Cheers,
> Anthony
Another way;  Add a new "Video Source" in mythtv-setup that uses the "No 
Grabber" Grabber, and assign your Tuner card to the new Video Source.

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