[mythtv-users] Metadata not working: please give me a hand here!

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sat Jul 21 17:03:36 UTC 2012

Doug Vaughan <r.d.vaughan at rogers.com> wrote:

>  Here is what I do to get all available artwork with my TV recordings.
>1) Updated all my repeating recording rules with reference numbers from
>TTVDB or TMDB. It was initially a pain but well worth the effort. I
>the frontend interface for this task.
>2) When scheduling a new recording I always add the associated
>number. I like using MythWeb for this but that is personal choice.
>3) I added a crontab entry that runs overnight every night (2:30 AM). 
>This entry was added under my user account on the same machine which 
>runs my mythbackend using "crontab -e". There is no need for root
>30 2 * * * /usr/local/bin/mythmetadatalookup --refresh-all-artwork
>The next day any available artwork has been down loaded and will
>in the "Watch Recordings" screen.
>I hope this helps.
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>mythtv-users at mythtv.org

Thanks for the reply Doug. I guess I misunderstood the documentation on the wiki. I had the impression no cron job was needed. I'll set that up then.


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