[mythtv-users] Jamu and wath recordings

Guillaume Membré guillaume.ml at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 21:39:04 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:20 PM, Doug Vaughan <r.d.vaughan at rogers.com> wrote:
> Guillaume,
>   For MythTV Jamu has three main functions selected by the options you use.
> (1) Get Graphics  for your Scheduled and Recorded programs (-MW); (2) Update
> your MythVideo metadata (-M) and (-MI); (3) Clean up graphic files that ware
> no longer being used (-MJ). With options one and two Jamu will always try to
> download each type of graphics so specifying a type is not required.
>   I can see from what you have in your email that you are mixing these
> options and adding some that have no effect. In the case of Scheduled and
> Recorded programs (-MW) there is no interactive mode as it uses the EPG
> information to figure out what to download from TVDB or TMDB, If you wanted
> to Update your MythVideo metadata (-M) and (-MI) there would be information
> indicating which video file is being processed before the interactive list
> or matching items.
> Only TVDB honors the language option at this time.
> So using your email's information you should be using these command lines:
> Scheduled and Recorded program graphics:
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/jamu.py -l fr -MWV
> Update your MythVideo metadata: /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/jamu.py
> -l fr -MI   # With interactive mode
> OR
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/jamu.py -l fr -MV
> Clean up graphic files that ware no longer being used:
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/jamu.py -l fr -MJ
> For the issues described for "Grey's Anatomy" and "Grey's Anatomy HD", this
> is purely a case that Jamu does not parse the file name with the extra "
> HD", so that it cannot find a matching TV series in TVDB. You can deal with
> this by using a jamu.conf file (see the jamu-example.conf file for details)
> and adding a "Grey's Anatomy HD" entry in the "[series_name_override]"
> section.
> Good Luck.
> Doug

Thanks for your answer. I better understand how using Jamu.
I though interactive mode was available for recorded show. An error
message may be printed if interactive mode is used with recorded show,
It will avoid confusion.

series_name_override does perfectly the job !


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