[mythtv-users] Recordings won't delete

John Veness John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk
Sun Nov 11 22:14:54 UTC 2007

Gary Elder wrote:
> I had to rebuild my system, and subsequently restored my database from a
> backup.  Somewhere along the way I deleted some recordings from my
> recording directory.  The recordings are still listed as recorded
> programs in the frontend, but of course when I try watch them I get a
> message that states the files could not be found.  When I try to delete
> them, the recorded program disappears from the listings but then
> reappears after a few seconds.
> I've tried running myth.rebuilddatabase.pl and optimize_mythdb.pl.  Both
> ran successfully, but they didn't fix the problem. Suggestions?

I don't know which version you are on, but I think this was fixed in 
recent versions, so that you can 'delete' missing recordings.


John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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