[mythtv-users] Missing recordings, can't delete

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Nov 12 17:20:03 UTC 2011

Ooops.  Sorry.  I broke attribution because someone didn't trim Doug's 
.sig, so his entire reply got cut out of the reply message...

On 11/12/2011 11:55 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/12/2011 10:54 AM, networks1 at cox.net wrote:

Actually, it was Doug Lytle who wrote
>>> touch 1720_20111112033000.mpg
>>> In your recording directory and then have Myth remove it.  Make sure the
>>> permissions are correct.

And then networks1 wrote:
>> Thanks for the comeback.  But the delete menu started appearing when I went back into frontend, so I was able to clear out all the bad recordings that way.

which is what I was trying to reply to when I wrote:

> Yes, you have to use the action menu, not the DELETE key, when the
> recording doesn't exist.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions#How_do_I_remove_recordings_that_no_longer_exist_on_disk.3F


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