[mythtv-users] Mytharchive failing

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Sun Aug 27 18:32:01 UTC 2006

Peter Martens wrote:
> I don 't know if it is just my stupidity or a real peoblem in
> mytharchive, so I post this one here.
> The problem is that I always get this error when trying to archive
> some files with mytharchive. I run mytharchive from a remote frontend,
> storage is mounted through nfs. I don 't have a burner in my frontend
> so I am trying to write an ISO. No matter what I try I always get this
> error message a few seconds after starting.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/share/mythtv/mytharchive/scripts/mythburn.py", line 2900, in ?
>     processJob(job)
>   File "/usr/share/mythtv/mytharchive/scripts/mythburn.py", line 2684,
> in processJob
>     preProcessFile(node,folder)
>   File "/usr/share/mythtv/mytharchive/scripts/mythburn.py", line 922,
> in preProcessFile
>     mediafile = os.path.join(recordingpath, file.attributes["filename"].value)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.4/posixpath.py", line 62, in join
>     elif path == '' or path.endswith('/'):
> AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'endswith'
> Someone knows where to start to debug this one?
> Thanks
> Peter

Basically you need to add a 'RecordFilePrefix' setting in the DB for the 
hostname you are running the frontend on.

Paul H.

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