[mythtv-users] Mythvideo takes long time to scan

The GUIGuy linux at finalfiler.com
Sun Dec 12 21:01:01 UTC 2010

On 13/12/10 00:45, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 12/12/2010 07:24, The GUIGuy wrote:

> The only previous issues like this I've heard before have been people
> using CIFS to share a very large media collection, and running MythVideo
> in browse mode. In browse mode, MythVideo has to scan your entire tree
> from scratch each time, as opposed to the couple seconds normally needed
> to build from the database. Additionally, the only time the database is
> updated is when you run 'Scan for Videos'. Not when you simply enter
> 'Watch Videos'.

Thanks for that Raymond. I am using CIFS and it is a large collection.

Sorry to seem so obtuse, but where do I find the "Browse file" mode 
switch/ flag? I see "Browse by metadata", but that's about it in the 
video settings on the front end.


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