[mythtv-users] Odd issue when skipping forward in recordings

Brian Stults bstults at crim.ufl.edu
Fri Sep 2 02:58:55 UTC 2005


Nick wrote:
> On 9/2/05, Brian Wallen <brian_wallen at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>I'm using a remote frontend, and samba to watch the recordings from the
>>backend.  I'm doing this because its the only way I know to share files over
>>a network, although I know it can be done with NFS.  When I skip forward in
>>a recording, the length of the recording fluctuates.  So if a recording is
>>say, 30 minutes, when I hit the skip button it will fluctuate wildly between
>>about 29:30 and 30:30.  Would this happen if I used NFS?
> 
> 
> I doubt it would, they're the same files in the end. I'd make sure
> your database tables are all OK firstly, as this is known to cause
> oddities in reported recording length and issues when navigating
> through a file. Also, what type of recordings are these? DVB, HDTV or
> capture card source? I normally have no problems with DVB files, but
> ivtv files sometime have really erratic recording lengths displayed.
> 

Be sure that your remote frontend is able to access the mysql database 
on the backend.  Check the mythtv documentation for mention of the 
"skip-innodb" option in my.cnf.



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