[mythtv-users] What will mythtv do if I `rm -rf ./recordings/* ./livetv/*` ?
ahhughes at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 04:16:58 UTC 2011
Thanks very much Mike,
That's an acceptable compromise for backup/recovery/rollback in my
On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:
> On 10/30/2011 09:57 PM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I'm going to use clonezilla to backup my entire boot drive/partition.
> > In order to keep the backups as small as possible I'll be looking to
> > configure myth's directories onto another disk (I don't want to back
> > these up).
> > So, my question is if I do something stupid (highly likely) and I
> > restore the disc, the directory contents of ./recordings/* livetv/*
> > will be out of sync with that of mythtv's (database I believe). This
> > is effectively the same as saying "what happens if I delete these
> > files manually"?
> > Questions:
> > Q: How would mythtv behave/react on boot?
> MythTV would fail to play back any missing recordings with a message
> that the file doesn't exist and you would need to clean up the orphaned
> recording metadata by either manually deleting entries (
> ) or by using a script, like find_orphans.py (
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Find_orphans.py ).
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