[mythtv-users] Mythweb Channel Icon problem
jayf0ster at roadrunner.com
Sat Sep 22 19:52:01 UTC 2018
On 09/22/2018 09:19 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 20/09/18 13:36, Edmund Na wrote:
>> The routine which copies Channel Icon images from Myth to Mythweb
>> isn’t working correctly.
>> At all times when I view Channel Icons on a frontend or in
>> mythtv-setup I see what I expect, but recently a couple of images
>> were updated and then they didn’t display on Mythweb – they showed as
>> missing/corrupted image rather than no image.
>> The icons are stored in /home/mythtv/.mythtv/channels/ and have user
>> and group permission mythtv, but they are readable by all.
>> Mythweb seems to access the images from
>> /var/cache/mythweb/image_cache and most images here are correct. I
>> understand that when a new icon is added or used something copies it
>> to the image_cache folder. In my case that process is producing
>> corrupted images; each is 44Bytes. It is an empty xml file. This is
>> the same for PNG and jpg.
>> If I manually copy the icons from channels to image_cache I see the
>> images I expect on Mythweb, however I would like to see if I can
>> understand what is going wrong as this may indicate something else is
>> I am running Myth 0.28.0+fixes.20160413 and Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS
> I've been puzzled by this thread. I haven't seen channel icons for
> several months and understood that direct downloads in mythtv-setup
> were being blocked at source. I just tried it and still see no icons.
> Perhaps you have a different source or are using old downloads.
> See the last section of
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For me, the auto icon download has never worked (started with 0.21, now
on 0.28), so I have always manually searched for the channel icon and
manually download it (to ~/.mythtv/channels), and manually configure it
in mythtv-backend-setup -> channel editor.
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