[mythtv-users] Getting recorded shows back?

J. Donavan Stanley jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Sun Apr 4 12:53:07 EDT 2004

Tyler Drake wrote:

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>>From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
>>[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Steven Rubano
>>Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2004 11:31 AM
>>To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>>Subject: [mythtv-users] Getting recorded shows back?
>>Hi all,
>>Everything seems to be working fine on my Myth box (minus the 
>>occasional lockups on my PVR350 TV out) BUT I did have to 
>>reload KnoppMyth since I did a apt-get upgrade dist and it 
>>broke a lot of things. When I reloaded it, I told it to wipe 
>>out the / root directory and leave everything else alone so 
>>that I could save my recorded shows. After getting it all back 
>>up and running, I can see all the files in my folder where it 
>>places the recordings but MythTv does not list any of them in 
>>the watch recording list. Does anyone know how to get MythTV 
>>to see those recordings again?
>Unless you backed up your MySQL database, no, you can't get it back. 
>You have to back up your database (or reconstruct it from scratch) or
>Myth won't recognize the shows.  Use the command:
Just use myth.rebuilddatabase.pl and you can get them back, though 
you'll have to fill in some of the info.

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