[mythtv-users] Leanfront problem - too many recordings?

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 1 10:47:43 UTC 2024

On 01/01/2024 08:56, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> Having just bought a new LG C3 48" 4K TV, I have now also got a FireTV
> Stick 4K Max to go with it, as that seems to be the easy way to get a
> full HDMI 2.1 4:4:4 connection to the TV for the best picture.  So I
> have installed the leanfront app on it and tried it out.  When I set
> leanfront to point to my mother's MythTV box, it works as expected.
> But when I point it to my own MythTV box, it fails to download the
> recordings list.  I suspect this is due to my box having 63021
> recordings (121.9 Tibytes).  When I do a command like this from
> another PC on my network:
> curl http://mypvr:6544/Dvr/GetRecordedList -o recordedlist.xml
> it takes just over 45 seconds before the backend starts sending the
> list, and then the downloaded list is 143 Mbytes.  So I suspect two
> different things could be a problem where - first, leanfront may be
> timing out while waiting to receive the data from the backend, and
> second, the data may be too big for leanfront to handle.  Is there a
> way to see if leanfront is logging any messages that would shed some
> light on the problem?


Perhaps the startup could omit sending thumbnails for every recording? 
My main system has 'only' arond 2000 recordings, and works well, but all 
those thumbnails could be overkill.

John P

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