[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase doesn't run automatically any more
chnewcomb at ev1.net
Wed Mar 1 18:57:45 UTC 2006
Michael Jones wrote:
> I've been contemplating creating a cron entry to fix it.. I was trying to
> avoid that since the automatic mythfilldatabase worked so perfectly before
> it broke.
> This seems to have happened after I changed the start/stop time in the
> setup? What SHOULD the values be for this option?
> - Michael
>> $ crontab -e
>> ----Insert the following text into your mythtv user crontab----
>> ### Run mythfilldatabase every night at some random time after 10:01am
>> 01 10 * * * sleep $(expr $RANDOM \% 14400) && mythfilldatabase >
>> /var/log/mythtv/mythfilldatabase.log 2>&1
>> ----Cut above here (don't include this line)----
>> Personally I think this is one of the best ideas to run it this way.
The only values that i changed was the 01 10, i changed it to 00 06.
and the rest works without any issues.
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