[mythtv-users] Failed to Scan SG Video Hosts Error

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Oct 18 00:48:38 UTC 2011

On 10/17/2011 11:20 AM, Roger Horner wrote:
> In MythVideo, when I try to rescan the video hosts, it works, but I 
> get the message:
>   "Failed to Scan SG Video Hosts:
>           mythtv-desktop
>  If they no longer exist please remove them"
> mythtv-desktop is my original mythbox.  When I upgraded my box I 
> replaced everything except the tuner card. To do this I installed 
> MythBuntu on the new system, giving it a new name figuring it was a 
> bad idea to have two computers with the same name (even if 
> temporarily). Once I had everything working, I copied the database and 
> recordings to the new box, put in the tuner card to finish the setup.  
> A while back I noticed using mythWeb a bunch of references to my old 
> system so it was recommended that I do the following:
>   mysql -u mythtv -p
>   use mythconverg
>   DELETE from settings where hostname = 'mythtv-desktop'
> which seemed to clean things up there, but I still get the above error 
> message.  mythtv-desktop is not listed in the storage groups in either 
> the frontend or backend setup, so I can't remove it that way, so it 
> sounds like there is still some remnant somewhere in the database, 
> that setup cannot see.  How do I clean this up?  It isn't causing me 
> any major grief, it is just annoying.
> Thanks in advance.



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