[mythtv-users] sql query error affecting autoexpire deleting (0.22-fixes via avenard)

Andy Colson andy at squeakycode.net
Tue Nov 3 03:46:20 UTC 2009

Steven Adeff wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2009/11/3 Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>:
>>> anyone know whats going wrong?
>> <snip>
>>> Database error was:
>>> Can't find file: './mythconverg/record.frm' (errno: 13)
>> Does that file exist?
> no, but it never seemed to be there (at least according to my backups
>> Does your database have errors? When did you last run optimize_mythdb.pl?
> this was just after updating to 0.22, mythbackend stopped deleting
> expired recordings. upon your email I ran optimize_mythdb.pl and
> mythbackend decided to start expiring. I hope this (whatever it was)
> was the problem.
> Thanks Nick!
>> Do you have a recent DB backup?
>> See http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/User_Manual:Periodic_Maintenance#Optimize_the_Database
>> for more info.

ahh.. ./mythconverg is a relative path.  It should be something like /var/lib/mysql/mythconverg... or in my case /dbs/mysql.

But ./mythconverg would change depending on the current directory.


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