[mythtv-users] Help, I've screwed up mythfrontend and Leanfront on my FireTV

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Thu Jul 30 02:19:05 UTC 2020

On Wed, 29 Jul 2020 19:13:47 -0400, you wrote:

>Yesterday my FireTV worked great on mythfrontend and leanfront. Today, 
>big issues.
>Here's what has changed. We were mainly using mythtv for watching 
>recording late so we could skip commercials. There are no new network 
>shows, so we've seen everything recorded on mythtv over the past months 
>and deleted them. So nothing on the system. Anything we wanted to keep 
>got transcoded to m4v files and moved to a NAS that the mythtv Video 
>Storage Group lists , so we can watch the videos.
>So this was a good time to rebuild the backend from scratch. No saved 
>database; brand new installation. That went well and because the backend 
>name and IP is the same, things like Kodi and Leanfront can find them 
>just fine. I got all the PC based frontends up and running; no issues. 
>Kodi and Mythtv-frontend work perfectly for live TV, recordings and Videos.
>Next I got mythfrontend v31.0-79 working on the Shield TV and see no 
>issues once the database setting were fixed. But on Leanfront v0-172 I 
>can watch recording and videos, but LiveTV regardless of channel plays 
>one of my Video file from my NAS, same video no matter which channel.

Playing the same video file all the time is characteristic of a demo
tuner having been set up and pointed to that video file.

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