[mythtv-users] Odd issue when skipping forward in recordings

Brian Stults bstults at crim.ufl.edu
Fri Sep 2 02:58:55 UTC 2005

Nick wrote:
> On 9/2/05, Brian Wallen <brian_wallen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>I'm using a remote frontend, and samba to watch the recordings from the
>>backend.  I'm doing this because its the only way I know to share files over
>>a network, although I know it can be done with NFS.  When I skip forward in
>>a recording, the length of the recording fluctuates.  So if a recording is
>>say, 30 minutes, when I hit the skip button it will fluctuate wildly between
>>about 29:30 and 30:30.  Would this happen if I used NFS?
> I doubt it would, they're the same files in the end. I'd make sure
> your database tables are all OK firstly, as this is known to cause
> oddities in reported recording length and issues when navigating
> through a file. Also, what type of recordings are these? DVB, HDTV or
> capture card source? I normally have no problems with DVB files, but
> ivtv files sometime have really erratic recording lengths displayed.

Be sure that your remote frontend is able to access the mysql database 
on the backend.  Check the mythtv documentation for mention of the 
"skip-innodb" option in my.cnf.

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