[mythtv-users] View recordings showing buffer, not recordings

jack snodgrass mrlinuxgroups at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 17:40:03 UTC 2006

the database keeps 'settings' based on host name. If you
change your host name, your settings won't follow you
automatically. You may need to run mythtvsetup ( what ever it's
called ) or change the db entries.


On 9/13/06, William Munson <wmunson at rochester.rr.com> wrote:
> Jon Baso wrote:
> > Hello!  I just set up a new box with myth .19 last week.  I thought I
> > had everything working properly until I went in to watch some recordings
> > I had made.  It's showing the things I watched when I was setting up the
> > box instead of the recordings.  When I cd over to /video/recordings
> > (where my recordings are stored) I only see two files timestamped with
> > the date/time of my recordings.  When I go into "watch recordings" I see
> > the 5 or 6 programs that I watched when I was testing the box.  After I
> > had everything set up I made the mistake of changing my host name from
> > localhost.localdomain to something else.  I have since changed it back
> > to localhost.localdomain.  Does anyone know the problem?  Thanks!
> >
> >
> Sounds like you have the show live tv recordings option turned on and no
> actual scheduled recordings available. The hostname change is causing
> any recordings made when the change was in effect to not show up. That
> drove me crazy for a while. Schedule a recording and let it run and see
> if it shows up.
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