[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase taking very long time

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 18:28:32 UTC 2008

On 09/06/2008, Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> But I have been shutting it down and starting it back up again quite a lot, sometimes
> during recording and once during a mythfilldatabase session when it took so long
> I thought it had crashed. Is there any way I can check for corruption in my database,
> or anything I can run which will fix it?

You want to run optimize_mythdb.pl to check your database - details
are on the wiki and in the installation docs. If you do have any bad
tables in the database, it should flag them and fix them for you.

Nick Morrott

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