[mythtv-users] Schedule mythfilldatabase
mjenks1968 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 12:59:52 UTC 2008
On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 6:56 AM, Jason Gauthier <jgauthier at lastar.com> wrote:
> >> If you've tested it from the command line and inserted guide data,
> >> next time it is run, nothing will be done since it will already have
> >> guide data for the next 14 days. It should run the next day when
> >> is 13 days of guide data. I'm guessing you've waited a couple of
> >> but I just wanted to make sure the obvious wasn't the problem. :)
> >One common problem is if mythbackend is running under a different user
> >or the $HOME environment variable isn't setup correctly which can
> >if you start it up at boot time. Changing the 'mythfilldatabase
> >setting to something like this is one way to fix it:
> >HOME=/home/mythtv/ /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase
> I understand what you are saying, but I do not believe it applies to me.
> Mythfilldatabase is running.. just not when I want it to.
> Again, my machine woke up at 2am.. and promptly shutdown. Mythfill did
> not attempt to run at all.
> 2008-12-03 01:59:51.280 I'm idle now... shutdown will occur in 600
> 2008-12-03 02:00:02.627 MainServer::HandleAnnounce Monitor
> 2008-12-03 02:00:02.633 adding: jgauthier-mythtv as a client (events: 0)
> 2008-12-03 02:09:50.772 CheckShutdownServer returned - OK to shutdown
> Should I just cron the thing once a day? Or possibly my settings are
> not ideal.
I just cron mine to run when I feel the computer will most likely be on.
You watch the news at 10? Kids watch the news in the morning?
If you miss a day, it won't hurt it..
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