[mythtv-users] Where did my recordings go!!
myth at borntreger.com
Sat Oct 1 10:02:47 UTC 2005
On Sat, 2005-10-01 at 21:51 +1200, Robin Gilks wrote:
> > There is a perl script in the contrib folder of the distribution that
> > will locate your nuv files and insert them into the database if
> > needed. It's called myth.rebuilddatabase.pl
> > On 9/26/05, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> >> Just changed capture cards, so I deleted the old card, installed the new
> >> one using mythtv-setup and my old recordings have gone. How do I get
> >> them
> >> back? mythcommflag to rebuild the database or what... I assume there is
> >> something left in the database that knows what programs they were as the
> >> filenames aren't much help...
> OK - tried the perl script with the --try_default switch and it reports
> that its found all the programs & the files that go with them eg.
> Found a match between file and database
> File: '/mnt/store/1000_20050718204200_20050718213500.nuv'
> Title: 'Jamie's School Dinners'
> If I use --show_existing I get stuff listed eg.
> Channel: 1000
> Start time: 07/18/2005 - 20:42:00
> End time: 07/18/2005 - 21:35:00
> Title: Jamie's School Dinners
> but when I go to "Watch Recording" I get nothing listed other than "Sorry,
> no recordings available". Is there another switch to make the stuff found
> actually stick?
> Is it because the channels have been changed? If thats the case then it
> sounds like a design fault to have such a ridiculous dependancy - after
> all I don't care how it was recorded, I just want to watch it!!
> All donations to my knowledge gratefully received.
Sounds to me like you're connecting to the wrong database server.
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