[mythtv] i did a stupid thing

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 16:17:27 UTC 2008

On Jan 23, 2008 9:49 AM, Simon Kenyon <simon at koala.ie> wrote:

> i was setting up a USB attached disk and instead of sdb i wiped sda.
> not in any recoverable way (using dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/sda
> b=102400).
> oh well. it was my slave server.
> so why am i airing my stupidity in public, you may well ask?
> because when i try to do anything on my backends, they hang when they
> encounter any recordings from the slave server.
> so the question is, how do i remove all references to the slave server
> so that i can at least limp along until i get the slave server back to
> where it was (minus any recordings/music/videos/pictures).
> is there an easy way of doing this or do i just have to poke around with
> sql?

Check your recorded table.  There should be a hostname field. Just do:

UPDATE recorded SET hostname = 'masterhostname' WHERE hostname LIKE

making the appropriate substitutions.

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