[mythtv-users] Cleaning my DB?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri May 28 22:01:58 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 6:10 AM, Derek Stark <lemongecko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mike
> First off, I apologize that I'm breaking the message threading. I had
> digesting turned on, but didn't want to wait until tomorrow morning to
> reply.
> I totally get that, Mike. Yes, a "return to defaults" button would be GREAT.
> That's exactly what I need. Here's the full backstory:
> I had a perfectly functional Myth .20 box, on Gentoo. Built it a couple
> years ago, upgraded to .21-fixes via portage, continued to work great. Then
> I did something stupid and broke the dependency chain, causing mythfrontend
> to segfault. I tried to fix it, but I had let my Gentoo box get too
> out-of-date and ran into all sorts of issues with the Gentoo profile. Since
> there was growing unrest within my user community (ie, my wife), I punted,
> backed up the DB, wiped the OS and started fresh with Myth .22-fixes. I
> reimported the MySQL DB, did the schema upgrade & all my recordings &
> channels were there. Crisis averted.
> However, it isn't all perfect. The phantom tuners and whatnot are only the
> tip of the iceberg. Other settings seem to have no effect when I toggle
> them--things that worked fine in .21, such as the "Live Preview of
> Recordings".

Live preview of recordings simply doesn't work in 0.22/0.23 because no
one has written the live preview widget for the new mythui. So it's
not your database's fault :)

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