[mythtv-users] Previous recordings have disappeared
keemllib at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 03:44:20 UTC 2019
On 1/30/19 9:20 PM, Darby Vicker wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 9:06 AM Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 1/29/19 10:48 PM, Darby Vicker wrote:
>>> Progress! The first URL returns a list of the recordings, but this is
>>> at the top:
>>> This page contains the following errors:
>>> error on line 1 at column 256491: Char 0x0 out of allowed range
>>> Below is a rendering of the page up to the first error.
>>> What follows that is a very long list of unformatted text. Here is
>>> the last part of that:
>> A single line is expected. I'd do this:
>> curl --output /tmp/recordinglist.out --silent yourBackendIPorHostname:6544/Dvr/GetRecordedList
>> The /tmp/recordinglist.out will have the single line. Using an editor,
>> find the 256491th character. Then look at the surrounding text to locate
>> the offending recording. You should see keys like: <Title> and <StartTime>
>> nearby. In vi, 25648l would position on it, if starting at the 1st character.
>> Above if Roger's suggestion doesn't locate the error. It's also very possible
>> that there's another problem after this one, and the column # would change. If
>> you end up chasing too many faults, restoring from an old backup may be the
> It looks like this is the problem:
> I looked at the http://yourBackendIPorHostname:6544/Dvr/wsdl and its
> not immediately clear how to use that to delete a recording. If anyone
> has some pointers to identifying and then deleting those recordings,
> that would be helpful.
You can use curl again. If the <RecordedId> is in available, it's easier.
Otherwise, you need ChanId and StartTime. Something like:
curl --data RecordedId=fromYourDump yourBackendIPorHostname:6544/Dvr/DeleteRecording
I assume KQD is one of the "other channels" you cleaned up in a previous
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