[mythtv-users] Database Inconsistencies in 0.19
gavin at nodecaf.net
Fri Mar 3 01:21:22 UTC 2006
About 9 times out of 10 it won't let me... First it just dispalys a box
that says "File not Available" with an "OK" checkbox, then it goes "dim"
and I can't get the menu up.
Backed out, went back in and tried it several more times and finally got
through. I think if you have preview turned on it tries to play the
file, finds the file doesn't exist and then flags it as deleted... But
never purges it. Could be a bug. I was only able to get a menu to delete
the recording when I hit on it REAL FAST before it usually has time to
open the preview.
Now, I probably could have turned off preview, but until I identify
another "dud file" I won't be able to confirm if this is the case.
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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Michael T. Dean
Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 1:53 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Database Inconsistencies in 0.19
On 03/02/2006 02:16 PM, Gavin Haslett wrote:
> Basically, some TV shows that were recorded months ago (sometimes as
> long ago as a year) and deleted have suddenly reappeared in the
> recording list. When I select them they tell me the files don't exist.
> This isn't a huge deal... the problem only seems to have happened with
> about a half dozen shows... but it is odd. Any thoughts on why this
> would have happened? I presume that these are shows that were deleted,
> but for some reason never cleaned up (perhaps deleted with the 0.18
> version of Mythweb that would periodically drop my backend out when I
> used it to schedule shows?).
> Secondly... any ideas how to clean these up? I mean, other than
> editing the database directly ;)
You can just delete them (use the INFO or MENU key--I don't remember
which--then select Delete). You'll get a prompt saying that the file
doesn't exist and asking if you still want to delete the recording.
Answer yes and all is good.
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