[mythtv-users] 'Recording Rule does not exist' - new problem. Ubuntu, 18.04 Mythtv 31
plainfaceboy at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 29 19:16:27 UTC 2020
>> Hi - I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and Mythtv 31 (fresh install), previous
>> versions working fine and 31 no different. I've got 100's of
>> 'recordings' and 'videos' going gack around 10 years.
>> Just recently I seem to have lost the recording schedule info for
>> most of my recordings. When I hit E, or use M and edit recording
>> schedule I get a 'recording rule does not exist' message.
>> I can edit the metadata, but not the recording rule. This seems to
>> means that I cannot edit the covers, or fanart if I want to.
>> I've not been through them all, but it looks like the oldest
>> recordings (pre 2013) still have the recording info in, but as far as
>> I can tell nothing since. All the videos are of course fine and I can
>> edit artwork as normal. In the recordings screen, they all still show
>> the recording date, and artwork is still present.
>> I've tried restoring to the oldest database backup I have (about a
>> month ago) when I'm pretty sure everything was working, but I still
>> have the issue.
>> Does anyone know why this might have happened?
>> I've done a few updates recently - might they be the cause?
>> I would like to fix this if I can, so any help greatly appreciated.
> Recording does not exist doesn't mean that the information about the
> recording is not in the database. It means that the recording itself
> (the file) is missing/inaccessible. This is usually due to file system
> permissions or missing file system mounts (i.e. with network file
> systems) or files in the wrong location/directory compared to those
> specified in your Storage Groups or, potentially, because of changed
> host names of your MythTV backend systems.
Thanks. I'll take a look at permissions and storage locations etc, but
nothing should have changed from when everything was fine - though can
never be sure of course.
That said, all the files/recordings are definitely there as they all
play ok. So it looks like it's not the recording itself that seems to be
missing but the 'recording rule'?
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