[mythtv-users] Mytharchive mysteries

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Dec 12 23:30:00 UTC 2010

On 12/10/2010 17:56, Nick Rout wrote:
> "MythArchive is only guaranteed to work on combined frontend/backends.
> If you have MythArchive installed on a frontend-only machine it will
> not archive the video files stored on the backend, unless the
> recordings/video files folder is shared using NFS or CIFS (Samba) "
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythArchive
> When the 0.24 release notes say:
> "MythArchive
> Bug Fixes
>      * Fix adding MythVideo files when the file is stored in a storage
> group [24878] "
> I would have thought that if mytharchive now supports storage groups,
> that it might have worked from a remote front end. However when adding
> recordings in mytharchive on the remote frontend I get "Either you
> don't have any recordings or no recordings are available locally"

MythArchive now understands storage groups, meaning it can pull the 
relevant information from the database, and figure out where the files 
should be on the file system.  It does not yet have the ability to 
stream files through Myth Protocol

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