[mythtv-users] Hard drive failure

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sat Dec 27 03:17:42 UTC 2008

On Dec 26, 2008, at 6:26 PM, Nathan Carlson wrote:

> My system drive for Myth died about a week ago and I was able to  
> salvage the database and about a third of the recordings off the  
> drive. My problem is that the about 300 shows that were lost are  
> still in the database. Does anyone know of a way to compare the  
> actual recordings against what is in the database and delete the  
> nonexistent ones and set them to rerecord. I would prefer not to  
> have to do them all by hand.


> Also is there a way to create new thumbnails for the recordings  
> since most of them are lost.

I think the frontend will automatically create thumbnails when you  
select each recording in the frontend. Mythweb makes them as well, but  
I don't know if they share the same thumbnails.


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