[mythtv-users] "Watch Recordings" slow - disable thumbnail/preview generation, or big SQL queries?

Niklas Brunlid prefect47 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 16:45:01 UTC 2011

On 2 April 2011 23:16, Tony Lill <ajlill at ajlc.waterloo.on.ca> wrote:

> Niklas Brunlid <prefect47 at gmail.com> writes:
> > Is there a way to disable thumbnail generation for recorded shows? My
> > combined backend/frontend has a lot of shows (currently 3094 entries in
> the
> > recorded table and 19162 in oldrecorded), so entering the Watch
> Recordings
> > screen takes 5-10 seconds, and I want to see if the thumbnails are the
> > reason (either if they are regenerated every time or just the file
> access).
> >
> > The other possible problem is if Watch Recordings for some reason SELECTs
> > all of my recordings every time I step up and down in the list - I
> remember
> > reading something like this on this or one of the other discussion lists.
> Make sure you have setup directories for all of the Fanart, Banner,
> etc. groups (make it an empty directory it you don't have any). If a
> theme requires one of these things and the storage group is not setup,
> it will exhausitvely search every file in every default storage group
> directory, more than once.
> You're lucky, before I figured this out, my frontend would hang for
> 5-10 minutes.

Well, I do get fanart on the shows tham jamu have matched, so that at least
works. And my frontend doesn't hang for minutes, only seconds.

Where do I configure this? Storage groups?

/ Niklas
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