[mythtv-users] mythvideo 0.24, no files found

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Wed Aug 3 15:37:28 UTC 2011

On 03/08/11 14:32, James Pifer wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-08-03 at 13:11 +1200, Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 12:53 PM, James Pifer<jep at obrien-pifer.com>  wrote:
>>> I'm having a problem with mythvideo on a new install of 0.24 on opensuse
>>> 11.3. I've verified I have the right directory setup for videos in Video
>>> Settings, yet when I try to browse, list, or go to Video Manager I get
>>> no videos found. I get no errors if I run mythfrontend in an xterm
>>> window. I've verified that my mythtv user has right to the video files.
>>> Any suggestions? Where should I look for log information for mythvideo?
>> Have you done menu|scan from within mythvideo?
> Where exactly is menu/scan within mythvideo? Do you mean Video Manager?

Frontend > Media Library > Watch Videos > hit "M" or Menu key > Scan for 

The Menu key is a standard part of the MythTV system.  It just isn't 
obvious if you don't know about it.
>> if so, and still nothing shows up it is quite likely a permissions problem.
> I really don't think so. I have 777 on my whole mythvideo structure. As
> my mythtv user I can create and delete directories and files within the
> structure.
> Is there somewhere I can see some kind of log of mythvideo trying to see
> the files so I might be able to determine the issue?
> Thanks,
> James
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