[mythtv-users] Problem with mythfilldatabase
Darth_Sebulba05 at phreaker.net
Wed May 7 23:07:25 UTC 2008
Reply to Michael T. Dean @ Wednesday May 07, 2008. 06:42:20 PM -0400:
+ On 05/07/2008 06:21 PM, Chris J. Friesen wrote:
+ > I am running a MythTV 0.20.2 setup on Ubuntu Feisty pulling listing data
+ > Schedules Direct for almost a year and it has been running great.
+ > However, I'm not sure when it started (I only noticed it was happening
+ > a month ago), but mythfilldatabase doesn't seem to be checking for updates
+ > tomorrows listings and not updating the schedule.
+ > I have attached the log file from my nightly cronjob.
+ > Does anyone have any ideas as to what could be causing this and/or how to
+ > fix it?
+ I suspect the cron job is using the wrong arguments for
There aren't any arguments being passed to mythfilldatabase:
$> cat mythtv-backend
su mythtv -c "mythfilldatabase"
+ The /right/ fix is to let mythbackend run
+ mythfilldatabase for you rather than using a cron. Doing so also
+ ensures it gets run at the time suggested by the provider.
I will give this a try and monitor the log and see if that takes care of it.
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