[mythtv-users] AutoCommFlagging not starting automatically. What am I missing?

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Sat Aug 4 14:35:32 UTC 2012

On 04/08/12 03:39, Greg Grotsky wrote:
> I'm just setting up a new installation of myth on a new machine and for
> some reason it isn't doing automatic commercial detection on start of
> recording. It should be the way I have it set up but it doesn't even try to
> do commercial detection even after the recording is completed.
> In mythtv-setup's "Job Queue" screen I have "Allow commerical-detection
> jobs" as well as "Start auto-commercial-detection jobs when the recording
> starts" checked.
> The channel(s) I am recording from all have "Commercial Detection Method"
> set to "Use Global Setting".
> In mythfrontend's "General (Jobs)" screen I have "Commercial Detection
> Method" set to "All Available Methods" and "Strict commercial detection" is
> checked. The deferral is set to 0.
> What am I missing??
> I don't see any auto comm flag jobs show up in the "System Status"->"Job
> Queue" but I can start a comm flag manually and then it show up in the job
> queue.
> I don't see any auto comm flag jobs show up in the backend log file either.
> It's like it's been disabled.
Have you checked "Allow n jobs to run on this machine?" flag? (Can't remember 
exact words)


Mike Perkins

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