[mythtv-users] Moving to Storage Group (0.21-fixes)

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 20:18:03 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 4:49 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 11/23/2009 10:31 AM, Tom Dexter wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>> On 11/23/2009 02:38 AM, Nick Rout wrote:
>>>> So before I made these changes, what awas telling myth to record to
>>>> /var/lib/mythtv/recordings? Is that another, non storage groups,
>>>> setting? Or just a default?
>>> Your system was likely falling back to the old pre-SG setting that
>>> specified
>>> the recordings directory.  It's only used if you don't have storage
>>> groups
>>> defined.  If you had never set up SG's after upgrading from 0.20, it
>>> would
>>> have done this.
>> That's odd...I've never touched anything regarding storage groups, and
>> the 0.20 to 0.21 upgrade appears to have automatically added my
>> original directory from the settings table to the default storage
>> group.
> Yes, Myth's upgrade code converted any "proper" config of the recordings
> directory to a Default storage group directory entry.  There are ways that
> it might not have been able to do so depending on the state of the data at
> the point of the upgrade, or it may not have been done due to other factors
> (patches applied at one point that incorrectly incremented the DB schema
> version or ...), or it may have been done and then someone deleted the
> storage group definition, or someone may have changed the host name but did
> not do so correctly, or ...
> The point, however, was supposed to be that any database used with 0.20
> would have had the old setting

Thanks for all your help Mike, cheers.

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