[mythtv-users] Schedule mythfilldatabase

Jason Gauthier jgauthier at lastar.com
Tue Dec 2 17:50:56 UTC 2008

>>   I am having some trouble with mythfilldatabase.   Long story short:
>> it's process intensive and disrupts regular TV viewing.  It should be
>> running at downtime.. and I've been waking the system up at 2am to
>> but it doesn't.  So, I changed the configuration to run between 2am
>> 3am, and ignored running at the recommended time.
>> I checked my logs, and it still didn't run at 2am.  Looking for some
>> suggestions. I know I could just cron it.. but I'd rather keep it
>> of myth.
>> When my myth boots, it will shut down after 10 minutes of idle.

>Have you confirmed that running mythfilldatabase manually from the 
>command line works, and runs to completion, and populates you guide
>new data?

Yes. It is strictly a scheduling/timing issue.

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