[mythtv-users] Problem with scheduled recordings not showing up in the program guide

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 17 18:28:55 UTC 2006

On 09/17/2006 10:04 AM, Darío Díaz Anzalone wrote:
> Hi,
>    A couple of months ago I set up my mythtv box on Ubuntu+0.19, after a 
> lot of work...it's not easy to set up this in spain, but at the end it 
> worked (thank you for the lot of help that I get reading this list). All 
> was working well until I realized that recording programs was not 
> working...
> I will try to explain my problem, but having in mind that I use the 
> spanish version, maybe I use a section name not very exactly. The thing 
> started when I try to set a program to be recorded. I did it from the 
> program guide, but after setting it up, the program guide didn't show it 
> in a different color, and if I went into the program options again, it 
> seemed to be not set to be recorded. In fact, mythtv allowed me to set 
> it again to be recorded aas many times as I want.
> I also realized that when I went to watch previous recordings, mythtv 
> said that I didn have anyone, although I knew that I have several, 
> because this was working in the past and I've use it a lot.
> Investigating mythconverg, I realized that the tables "recorded" and 
> "recordedprogram" were mark as crashed. A "mysql repair table" on them 
> fix this, and then I can see all the recording that I have in Mythtv, 
> /including /the ones that I thought that mythtv dont allow me to set to 
> be recorded.
> Doing some more research, I realized that every time I try to use the 
> program guide to record a program, mythtv inserts the adecuate row in 
> the "record" table, and in fact it records the show. But no scheduled 
> record is show in the program guide, and in resolving conflicts it keeps 
> saying to me that I don't have any scheduled record, etc...
> So the problem seems to be that mythtv is not being able to recover from 
> database the records that itself is putting there. I've tried a lot of 
> thing involving mythtv and mysql, but nothing seems to have work. I also 
> have searched trough the list, but I havent find anything, maybe because 
> I don't know how to call things exactly in English.
> If someone may help me, or at least give me a clue of how mythtv gathers 
> the information about the recording from the database, I would be much 
> appreciate.
> Thank you in advance,

See thread at 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/224940#224940 .  Same 
problem.  Same solution.


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