[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:

>Paul,
>  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
>used 
>the frontend interface for this task.
>2) When scheduling a new recording I always add the associated
>reference 
>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
>access.
>
>30 2 * * * /usr/local/bin/mythmetadatalookup --refresh-all-artwork
>
>
>The next day any available artwork has been down loaded and will
>display 
>in the "Watch Recordings" screen.
>
>I hope this helps.
>
>Doug
>
>
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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.

Cheers,
  Paul. 


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