[mythtv-users] bookmarks not working

Cymen Vig cymenvig at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 02:52:28 UTC 2006

On 4/3/06, John Biundo <johnbiundo at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Cymen Vig wrote:
> > I'm having the same problem -- I can save a bookmark too and it still
> > doesn't return to it on playback. Very strange -- I just upgraded from
> > an older SVN to the 19.1 fixes SVN.
> >
> I just solved a problem with bookmarks, but it sounds like it might be a
> little different.  I was able to set/use bookmarks on the "primary"
> machine (which is both front and back end), but on a secondary front-end
> only box, both bookmarks and commercial flags weren't being used.
> (Bookmarks appeared to be set, but upon playing back the recording, it
> never started from the bookmark position).
> The clue came from running mythfrontend with the -v database flag.  I
> found that the front-end had a different timezone than the backend
> (stemming from being a dual-boot machine), so the queries were generated
> with where clauses looking for the wrong starttime.
> Resetting the timezone cured the problem for me.

That is an interesting issue! Mine turned out to be the wrong database
schema. I reloaded my pre-upgrade dump and it is working properly now.

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