[mythtv-users] Disappearing recordings?

Matthew Zimmerman mzimmerman at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 15:41:21 UTC 2010

On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 9:21 PM, j2u4 j2u4 <j2u44u at gmail.com> wrote:
> I went to watch a couple of shows that I had previously recorded, but when I
> selected them for viewing, mythfrontend said it couldn't find the files.
> Selecting some other recordings worked fine. I tried from both frontends
> that I have setup. Then I went to the backend to poke around and see what
> happened. I my recordings directory, there were only 47 .mpg files, while
> both frontends claimed that I had 99 recordings.
> I could find nothing in the logs that recorded removing any of these files,
> in fact, no reference to them at all, in none of the frontend/backend logs.
> I do occasionally run mirobridge. Is mirobridge known to remove files that
> it didn't originally install?
> I don't see a pattern to what got deleted and what remains.
> Any other theories on how this could happen? The hard drive doesn't appear
> to have any errors.
> thanks,
> j2

I'm not sure what kind of capture system you have, but I know that I
will occasionally lose recordings just because of poor reception, but
I get my TV over the air.  These appear the same way in the frontend
to me as what you are describing.


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