[mythtv-users] Archive some recordings to other drive

mythtv at derdev.com mythtv at derdev.com
Sun Jul 11 16:22:15 UTC 2010

On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 07:33:09 -0700, Alan Murrell <lists at murrell.ca> wrote:
> On 07/11/2010 07:02 AM, mythtv at derdev.com wrote:
>> Is there a tool that does this within Mythtv?  If not, what's an
>> appropriate maneuver?
> Couldn't you manually move the MPEG file (or whatever format you record 
> in) to the drive containing your drive with your movie/video files, and 
> rename it appropriately?  The "TVDB" plugin should be able to grab the 
> metadata for it to enter into the database, and so you have the 
> description, plot summary, cover picture, etc.
> -Alan
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What's the appropriate method to delete the Recordings entry if I move the
Does Myth check that the .mpg must exist before it removes the database
record?  If not, then it really *is* that simple, right?

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