[mythtv-users] User job runs on wrong backend

mikp mikpolniak at roadrunner.com
Fri Apr 3 22:20:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 17:36:26 -0400
"Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:

> On 04/03/2009 04:28 PM, mikp wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 Apr 2009 18:33:38 +0100 Andre Newman wrote:
> >   
> >> On 3 Apr 2009, at 18:26, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >>     
> >>>> Any clues as to where to look next?
> >>>>         
> >>> In mythtv-setup:
> >>>
> >>> Run Jobs only on original recording backend
> >>> If set, jobs in the queue will be required to run on the backend  
> >>> that made the original recording.
> >>>       
> >> Found that and it's on already, that's why I'm running out of ideas!
> >> Checked on both backends, although I think it's a global setting.
> >>
> >> Anything else that might affect this?
> > I filed a Ticket for a similar problem with my slave backend running its commflagging jobs on the master backend. 
> > Short answer:
> > "Run Jobs only on original recording backend" applies only to the master BE not a slave
> You misunderstood the reply ( 
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/4114#comment:1 ).  Chris simply said 
> that the setting for "Run Jobs only on original recording backend" /is/ 
> a global setting and that means all backends are constrained by the 
> setting.  You had hand-edited your database to put values in the 
> settings table that tried to make the setting a per-host setting so you 
> could have some hosts run jobs only on their own recordings while other 
> hosts ran jobs on any recordings.  Chris said /that/ is not supported.
> So, Andre, what you're trying to do /is/ supported, but something about 
> your configuration is wrong.
> Mike

That ticket describes something i tried 17 months ago, but for the last six months  i have been running 0.21-fixes-(no munged DB settings) with "Run Jobs only on original recording backend"  set on and my slave BE (original recording) commflagging jobs still periodically run on the master BE.
So either it doesn't work as expected or i am not understanding how its supposed to

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