[mythtv-users] getting video to appear within Video Manager

William Pettersson enigma at strudel-hound.com
Fri Mar 16 14:26:41 UTC 2007

Tom Lichti wrote:
> Joe Auty wrote:
>> I'm starting to think that this directory is a directory on the
>> Frontend? Since I store my video files on the backend, is there anyway
>> to specify a directory on the Backend, if I'm correct here?
> Yes, the files must be accessible 'locally' to the frontend, so you need 
> to mount them off the backend via NFS or Samba.
> Tom

Only partially related, but I'll put it here anyway.
Is there any way to automate the "Video Manager" scan for movies?  I 
tend to add videos quite regularly, and well I rarely add metadata 
anyway.  Is it possible to run some script or something to do this every 

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