[mythtv-users] UPNP and VideoStartupDir

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Jul 16 02:50:04 UTC 2010

On 7/15/2010 22:29, Anthony Giggins wrote:
>> On 7/15/2010 21:38, Jack Perveiler wrote:
>>> So... what's VideoStartupDir?  I THOUGHT (probably wrongly) that it
>>> came from the frontend video setting that we're supposed to leave
>>> blank if we're using storage groups for videos.  So...
>> That is correct.  VideoStartupDir is the old setting.  The UPnP server
>> performs its own scan using that database setting.  It does not use the
>> videometadata table used to store the list of MythVideo content, nor has
>> it been updated to use the newer Storage Group settings.
> I've noticed these logs too, hadn't tested out upnp since migrating to
> storage groups though, is it safe to add the VideoStartupDir back? I
> assuming this wont break my storage groups?

If your UPNP server is on a dedicated backend, then you can safely add 
that folder back.  If the UPNP server is also used as a frontend, make 
sure to never run a MythVideo scan on that machine.

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