[mythtv-users] Weird stuff going on with recording schedules / MythWeb(?)

George Mari george_mythusers at mari1938.org
Sat May 31 03:24:43 UTC 2008

Phil Bridges wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 8:05 AM, George Mari
> <george_mythusers at mari1938.org> wrote:
>> Phil Bridges wrote:
>>> On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 2:31 PM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Does anybody here have any tips to making sure mythfilldatabase runs
>>>> correctly every time?  I'm having to check my mfdb logs every day
>>>> after mfdb has run to see if I get MythSocket errors - I'm now on my
>>>> third update today (the automatic one gave me errors, so I re-ran
>>>> manually, and it gave me errors.  I'm on try #3.
>>>> Also, is there a mfdb option that *just* does the scheduling portion
>>>> without downloading new data?  I'd like to only hit ScheduleDirect
>>>> once a day, if possible.
>>> Anyone?
>> Have you run optimize_mythdb.pl to repair any possible database corruption?
>> As I understand it, mythfilldatabase does not do any scheduling - the
>> backend does.  I believe something like "mythbackend --resched" might do
>> what you're looking for.
> Thanks for the --resched option, btw.  I hadn't noticed that before.
> _______________________________________________

You're welcome.

I'm not sure whether you've already tried this or not, but running

mythfilldatabase --verbose help

shows a bunch of interesting debugging message options, including one 
for sockets.

You're running mythfilldatabase on the backend, right?

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