[mythtv-users] MythArchive problems
RBURKEY at heads-up.com
Wed Oct 11 15:25:27 UTC 2006
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> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Chris
> Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2006 10:23 AM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MythArchive problems
> On 10/11/06, Ron Burkey <RBURKEY at heads-up.com> wrote:
> > A problem with MythArchive has suddenly popped up as
> follows: I was
> > in the midst of exporting recordings to DVD when the computer
> > rebooted. (I think I may have jostled the power cable.) After the
> > computer rebooted, I tried to restart exporting the
> recordings to DVD.
> > However, instead of giving me any of the normal screens that allow
> > selection of the recordings, SP vs. LP, etc., it just jumps
> right back
> > into the screen that shows the progress of the DVD creation. (The
> > screen that shows CANCEL, UPDATE, and EXIT at the
> > bottom.) What's on this status screen is, as far as I can tell,
> > exactly what it showed just before the computer rebooted,
> but without
> > running the program that the status screen says is running
> (ffmpeg, I
> > think). However, even if I CANCEL or EXIT (or even reboot the
> > computer) this status screen shows up every time I try to
> export to DVD (or to a "native archive").
> > Help!
> you have a stale lock file so the system thinks you are still
> in the middle of making a dvd. I ran into this and had to
> delete the lock file (it in the
> <MYTHARCHIVEROOT>/logs/mythburn.lck (or somethig like that).
> The problem I had was that I had to redo the entire process
> as it was unable to pick up from where it left off .
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