[mythtv-users] Problems after Kubuntu upgrade to 9.10

Dave Pearson lists at the-pearsons.co.uk
Sun Nov 1 14:14:26 UTC 2009

Yann Lehmann wrote:
> Dave Pearson a écrit :
>> 1. Certain recordings will not play when selected in the either the 
>> BESlave/frontend or the Stand-alone Frontend (They will play on the 
>> Master Backend) - I just get this message:
>> Recording Unavailable
>> Program Title
>> The file for this recording can not be found
> Did you move your master backend to another machine with another name ?
> This happened to me after such a move, and I solved the problem by 
> changing the name of the recording backend for each of the recordings 
> directly on the database.
> As I had only a few recordings at that time and I am not a db-guru, I 
> changed it manually for every recording with phpmyadmin.
> If this is the source of your problem, may be someone could send the 
> appropriate mysql commands to make it easier.
> Yann
No I've not changed the master backend names.

I have however worked out what is happening and I think it is something 
to do with time zones, probably following the end of Daylight saving 
(although it's odd that it doesn't occur for all recordings prior to the 

On closer inspection on the failing frontends, the start times of the 
affected recordings are 1 hour earlier then the real start times. This 
means that when the program is selected the base file name is 
incorrectly built.

Now all I need to do is work out how to fix it!


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