[mythtv-users] Storage Groups, Mythvideo and metadata mayhem

Julian Edwards myth at julian-edwards.com
Wed Dec 29 21:22:48 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 29 December 2010 02:53:57 Robert McNamara wrote:
> Raymond's response is 100% correct, and I have nothing to add that he
> hasn't covered.  You're not seeing some files because you've never
> scanned for changes, and thus, they don't exist in your database, and
> thus... why the metadata does not persist.    The proper way to use
> MythVideo with metadata is to Scan for changes when new files are
> added, and to leave file browse mode off.
> Note that File Browse Mode will likely disappear at some point in the
> nearish future so now would be an excellent time to get used to using
> MythVideo as intended.

Is there any way to script a Scan outside of the UI?

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