[mythtv-users] Not downloading movie posters

Mark Read b1rdy at msn.com
Wed Jun 1 23:59:47 UTC 2005

>>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.

Thanks for the suggestion, but I'm afraid the frontend and backend are on 
the same machine.
My videos are in /var/mythtv/video and attempting to have posters stored in 

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