[mythtv-users] Not downloading movie posters

Rick ve1gn at nb.sympatico.ca
Wed Jun 1 22:05:45 UTC 2005

Mark Read wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently running version 0.18.1 of MythTV and am unable to download 
> movie posters for MythVideo.  When using the Search IMDB option within 
> Video Manager it successfully identifies the correct entry and downloads 
> the metadata.  Am I correct in assuming that it should also at this 
> point download the cover art as well?
> If I run imdb.pl -P manually from the shell giving the IMDB id as a 
> parameter it successfully returns the url of the image at ipmawards, and 
> when browsed to manually that image does exist.
> The directory specified within Videos/General settings does exist and 
> the user MythTV is run as does have write access.
> The command specified to search for movie posters remains unchanged from 
> the default and appears correct.
> Any ideas?  Am I missing something blatantly obvious?
If it's a remote frontend it may be trying to save it to a directory 
that you don't have mirrored via NFS.  I had to change the directory 
that holds posters to something that the frontend could see ie. I save 
my videos in /video and my posters in /video/posters.

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