[mythtv-users] Problems after Kubuntu upgrade to 9.10

Dave Pearson lists at the-pearsons.co.uk
Sun Nov 1 14:52:52 UTC 2009

Dave Pearson wrote:
> 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 change.
> 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!
> Dave.
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Fixed it!

My mistake was that I had set the Time Zone on the backend and all the 
frontends to GMT, which of course means no daylight saving adjustments. 
Having set the Timezone to Europe/London, all the recordings will play 


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