[mythtv-users] MythTV built in DLNA only showing All Music (not artists, folders)

Robert Houghton robbadler at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 16:57:42 UTC 2011

I have a patch that I would like to submit to .25 that adds "By Genre" "By
Artist" and "Artists A-F/G-...."  catagories for music.

On Fri, Oct 14, 2011 at 2:11 AM, Bart Delva <bart.delva at labolamot.be> wrote:

> Hi Raymond,
> I am running latest version Mythbuntu and thus MythTV 0.24. This on a
> Shuttle XS35GTV2 Atom/ION fanless barebone. I love this Atom / ION, plays
> all MPEG2 and MPEG4 with resolutions untill 1080p perfectly and without even
> reaching 25% of CPU. So not to mix into the discussion of the ION or not, I
> am pro ION and VDPAU !
> I have all videos available in my MythVideo frontend (combination of .mkv,
> .m4v, .mts, .mpg)....So the scanning was done properly. But still the Video
> section on the DLNA stays empty. The recordings appear just fine.
> What about the audio files, also scanned by the frontend ? Why do I only
> see All and All albums (not a folder per artist, genre, year, ...)
> Is there a way to change the settings of the DLNA server on MythTV ? And
> also where to check the log of what it s doing (I see some events in the
> mythbackend.log but that is not of much use) ?
> Thanks !
> >On 10/13/2011 09:00, Bart Delva wrote:
> >> The Video section always stays empty (shouldn't I be getting here all
> >> the Videos from MythVideo ?)
> >That depends on your version of MythTV.  0.25 gets its video list from
> >the same tables formerly used by MythVideo.  0.24 and previous used its
> >own independent tables and automatic scanner, for the purpose of always
> >remaining populated even if you never run the frontend in order to 'scan
> >for videos'.  Note that in 0.24 and previous, it uses the old local
> >folder definition in MythVideo to scan from, and that must be defined by
> >running the frontend on your master backend.
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