[mythtv-users] 0.25 Music & Videos Questions

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sat Apr 14 09:29:41 UTC 2012

Michael Watson <michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au> wrote:

>On 14/04/2012 1:46 PM, Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> Scott&  Nicole Harris<snharris99 at live.com>  wrote:
>>> This is a standalone frontend, which I (and more importantly the
>>> views
>>> as nothing more than an appliance.  You turn appliances off when
>>> not
>>> using them, preferably with the remote that came with it...no
>>> than
>>> a TV.  You don't need to be "special" to turn the TV off, you simply
>>> press
>>> the power button.  I'd think most people would expect to be able to
>>> "press
>>> the power button" (exit and reboot) from the appliance's on screen
>>> and
>>> have it do what ever it is it's supposed to do, properly.
>> This is one of the nice things about using minimyth. It runs on a
>readonly file system, with unionfs and tmpfs layered on top. Every
>night, I just turn it off at the power switch, without needing to
>shutdown, knowing that the underlying file system will be unaltered
>ready for a clean boot the next day.
>> _______________________________________________
>Its the database that is not being updated, due to MythFrontend not 
>exiting properly.  Nothing to do with the filesystem of the frontend..
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Oh right. I only caught part of the thread. I know the problem: you create a playlist and the next day you find its empty. Is that the one? That is a bit of a pain. I bet that's not hard to fix.  I may have a go when I've upgraded to 0.25.

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