[mythtv] Ticket #11785: Archive Utilities 'Play Created DVD' uses machine hostname, should use frontend identifier

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Aug 30 12:34:53 UTC 2013


On 08/30/2013 03:36 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
> I think I ought to properly 'retire' my old, typo-based, extra backend 
> names first, though.  And revisit 'master backend overrides', which 
> will 'stream and delete files if it finds them in a storage 
> directory'.  That sounds dangerous to me;  I probably have the wrong 
> end of the stick.

See http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Backend_migration#Retiring_an_old_backend

And, yes, cleaning up your Storage Groups is a good idea, but you don't 
need "Master backend override" if you clean things up properly.  In 
other words, make sure you do the third step, updating the recording 
host, and all will work with or without the Master backend override enabled.

Mike


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