[mythtv-users] Video menu settings

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jul 26 16:26:12 UTC 2012

On 07/26/2012 12:19 PM, Peter Buelow wrote:
> On 07/19/2012 09:52 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 07/18/2012 11:15 PM, Peter Buelow wrote:
>>> I'm hoping someone can help, because Google isn't. I've got .25.1, 
>>> and it's working great. Everything except the Video settings menus. 
>>> When I try to access any of the submenus under the Video settings 
>>> menu, I get the following errors.
>>> 2012-07-18 21:57:01.098942 E  Unknown menu action: SETTINGS_GENERAL
>>> 2012-07-18 22:03:32.305280 E  Unknown menu action: SETTINGS_PLAYER
>>> 2012-07-18 22:03:33.697320 E  Unknown menu action: SETTINGS_METADATA
>>> 2012-07-18 22:03:34.809335 E  Unknown menu action: 
>>> This corresponds to each of the four video menu options (General 
>>> Settings, Player Settings, Metadata Settings, and File Types). This 
>>> is the only settings submenu that fails. And it's killing me because 
>>> I want to set the parental controls so my wifes niece and nephew 
>>> can't see some of the rated R stuff. But I can't change anything 
>>> right now, so it's all moot. Anyway, I have a .mythtv/themes subdir 
>>> to reduce the # of items in the main menu, which has always worked. 
>>> I moved my setup from .24 which ran forever and always worked. I can 
>>> remove the themes directory to use the defaults in /usr/share, and I 
>>> still have the same issue. Only the video settings menu is 
>>> unavailable, and it happens no matter which theme, and no matter 
>>> whether I have a .mythtv/themes directory or not. Does anyone have 
>>> any idea what's going on?
>>> My system is an x86_64 Fedora 17 + rpm fusion install using 
>>> Mythcenter-wide. However, the database is a holdover from my .24 
>>> install (I upgraded drives and installed 17 and 0.25 in early June). 
>>> My guess is that it's a field in the database, but I have no idea 
>>> what that might be or where to look.
>> It's a mismatched version of mythfrontend and the theme you're 
>> using.  Use the Theme Chooser to update your theme.
> I've tried all the themes, and this was a new install so all the 
> themes should be the latest (including wiping out my .mythtv/themes 
> path). Anyway, every theme available has the exact same problem. 
> Although it now encompasses the music settings as well, but not others.

Thinking about it, it's probably actually the menu theme (defaultmenu, 
classic, dvr, mediacenter or whatever).  I'll try to test it out on my 
system later, but I'd expect it /should/ work, or we'd have seen more 


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