[mythtv-users] sql database

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Aug 20 22:34:18 UTC 2006

On 08/20/06 15:11, Robert May wrote:

>Is it possible to make a backup of my existing mythconverge database.
>Then delete it and create a new myhthconverge setup and insert just
>the recorded show info from the previous database?


>  I think I need to
>start out fresh.  But I don't want to lose my recorded shows listing.
>There are too many quirks going on with my system.  Eg.  Shows are
>being transcoded even though everything is set not to transcode.  I
>even unchecked the "allow transcode jobs" setting.  Also,  I can't
>enter the edit mode while I'm watching a recording.  Commercial flags
>are being lost.  All of this stuff was working at one point which is
>why I think there is something that got glitched in the setup.

Most of this sounds like a corrupt database.  You are running 
optimize_mythdb.pl in a daily cron job, right?


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