[mythtv-users] 0.25 - Video repeated "Scan For Changes" forgets things?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jul 5 17:36:32 UTC 2012

On 07/05/2012 01:50 AM, Martin Moores wrote:
> On Jul 5, 2012 3:45 AM, "Kingsley Turner" wrote:
>> I've a bunch of Videos on my MythTV Videos section (not recordings).
>> However when I do "Scan For Changes" sometimes things aren't found. If I
>> scan again, sometimes they come back, maybe other things disappear.  I have
>> all my personal rips on a single external hard drive - twice now all the
>> meta-information has disappeared from these files.
>> Is there any way to debug what is going on ?
> Usual first recommendation is to set your storage group directory to an
> empty folder, run a scan and then set it back to your videos folder and
> scan again.
> This clears out any crud from the database that may be causing problems.

And make sure you've set your "local" (non-Storage-Group) videos 
directory setting to be blank.


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