[mythtv-users] no seek table??

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Feb 15 13:07:47 UTC 2019

On 02/15/2019 05:04 AM, James Abernathy wrote:
> On 2/15/19 3:31 AM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Feb 2019 04:59:50 +0000, you wrote:
>>> seek tables (in recordedseek database table) are found in part using
>>> chanid. if you have manually changed chanid in some places in your 
>>> database
>>> it could be related.
>> If this is what has happened, then your recordedseek table will have a
>> lot of orphaned data that will not get deleted when the recordings are
>> deleted.  You may need to manually update the chanid values in
>> recordedseek to match the rest of your database.
> Okay, thanks. that explains it. in my recordedseek table I only have 
> entries for the program recorded last night. It has the right channel id.
> This is not a big deal and now that it's understood I won't worry 
> about it.
> The odd thing for me is even when I rerun the commercial flagging it 
> doesn't fix this in old recordings.


> Once I've watched and deleted the old recordings the problem will go 
> away. I optimize and backup the database everyday. So maybe that 
> cleans up a lot of stuff if orphaned when I manually edited the 
> channid in recorded table.

No, but MythTV automatically cleans it up for you.


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