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

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Fri Aug 30 13:32:59 UTC 2013

On 30/08/13 13:34, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> 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

Looking happier.  I now have an essentially default FE/BE configuration 

mysql -umythtv -pmythtv mythconverg -e "SELECT * FROM storagegroup ;"

shows only the box hostname, and one remote LiveTV hostname that I 
haven't yet made go away.  But when I scan for videos (and at present my 
Video folder holds the output from mythlink, which is easy to clear and 
regenerate) it still fails to scan an old local-localhostname and the 
frontend log lists files in that SG that correspond to recordings that 
have recently been deleted.  It tells me it's not removing them.

Perhaps I need to transfer ownership of those, too, by updating the 
table that corresponds to 'recorded' but for Videos?  I've looked here 
but don't see an obvious candidate.



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