[mythtv-users] MythstreamTV (and mythweb) question

catfish catfish at halfdone.com
Thu Aug 24 19:27:47 UTC 2006

Drew Bernat wrote:
 > define('video_url', 'data/recordings');
 > I've grepped through mythweb, but I can't see anything that can set a
 > myth:// URL. Is there anything in the mythbackend that will generate
 > the myth://?

I dumped the database and the only thing I found with myth:// is the 
tvchain table, which seems to be related to LiveTv. Are you tring to 
look at the livetv recordings? Does it happen even with scheduled 
recordings? Also what version of myth (from where) and distro are you 

catfish wrote:
> Try looking at mythweb's config file. On my system (fc4) it's at
> /var/www/html/config/conf.php, there is a define for video_url that
> changes the url and comes with examples including file:// and myth://.
> Don't recall which is default since I've changed it a few times. This
> does change the way that mythweb creates links but I don't know about
> mythstreamtv.

Drew Bernat wrote:
 > When I access mythstreamtv and select a show, the file name handed to
 > VLC is a "myth://" protocol URL, not a local file. VLC, then,
 > complains that it doesn't know how to handle the myth:// protocol.
 > I've looked through the mythweb code, and it appears that the myth://
 > file name is getting handed to mythweb/mythstreamtv from the backend.
 > Is there any way to modify how that gets passed through?

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