[mythtv-users] No SD Update and SD Episode Numbers do notmatchprevious recordings

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Sep 19 00:35:36 UTC 2007

On 09/18/2007 10:25 AM, Cottrell, Eric wrote:
>> OK.  It sounds like you may be using the "Run 
>> mythfilldatabase at time suggested by grabber" but the time 
>> that was last suggested (i.e. by a "manual" execution of 
>> mythfilldatabase) is not in the window during which 
>> mythfilldatabase is allowed to run.  To fix it, change the 
>> "mythfilldatabase Execution Start/End" times to 0 and 24, 
>> respectively.
>> In 0.20.2 (and 0.20-fixes), the window is "moved" to a period 
>> of a couple of hours around the suggested time by the backend 
>> when the backend runs mythfilldatabase.  So, if 
>> mythfilldatabase is run manually, no one is updating the 
>> window and it may or may not line up with the last-updated 
>> window.  In SVN trunk (and, in 0.21, when it's released), the 
>> window isn't changed, rather it's ignored.  See 
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/commits/263447#263447 .
> I did notice the min and max times shifting around when the "time
> suggested by grabber" option was checked.  My box was not turned off
> during update times.  I unchecked the "time suggested by grabber" option
> a couple of days ago and it still does nothing.  Do I have to wait two
> or three days after a manual run to see if the autorun works?
> I am going to check the 0.20-fixes branch and see if there are any
> updates after the packman packager did the mythtv packages.  It seems a
> few other people are having the problem as well.  Maybe a recent change
> broke something.  I would hate to have to go back to compiling mythtv
> again.

You'd have to wait until a time after the suggested time that's within
the window specified.  Depending on specifics, that may mean waiting
more than a day.  However, changing the mfdb execution start/end times
to 0 and 24 should allow it to run "right away" after the suggested time.


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