[mythtv-users] Skip hangs for some recordings

Leighton Brough brough at baremetalsoft.com
Mon May 22 09:43:35 UTC 2006

Leighton Brough wrote:
>> Have you checked your database?  Sounds like your seek tables may be 
>> corrupt.  You can fix it by running optimize_mythdb.pl (from the contrib 
>> directory of the MythTV source distribution).  And, BTW, I highly 
>> recommend running optimize_mythdb.pl daily in a cron job (as recommended 
>> in the comments at the top of the script).
>> If your database had corruption (in recordedmarkup), after running the 
>> script, your new recordings will work fine, but you'll have to run 
>> "mythcommflag --rebuild" on all your "broken" recordings.
> Thanks for the suggestion. I gave it a try, but I still have the same 
> problem. Any other ideas?
> Nevertheless, I'll set this up as a daily job.
I've fixed the problem now. As Michael suggested, the solution was to 
run 'mythcommflag --rebuild' on the relevant files. I thought I had done 
this correctly, but I hadn't. Now the skipping works perfectly.

Thanks for all your help,

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