[mythtv-users] MythTv not recording scheduled things
dan.littlejohn at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 15:17:23 UTC 2006
On 6/9/06, Schlaegel <vthtym0505 at schlaegel.com> wrote:
> I had almost the same problem when I switched to an FC5 system with
> all new MythTV packages, but my old MythTV database. I believe my
> problem was a result of a bug in `mythtvsetup`. You might be
> experiencing the same bug.
> The easy fix is to run `mythtvsetup` under a local account on the
> backend. The account should not have 'LocalHostName' defined in
> '.mythtv/mysql.txt'. Then, go to "capture cards" and "delete all".
> Then, re-add your "capture card". Then, go to "input connections" and
> re-associate it with your existing "video source". Even though it
> seems as though nothing was changed, this process deletes an invisible
> "capture card" entry that should not have been in the database.
> It seems to me that `mythtvsetup` messes up the database if run under
> an account with a '.mythtv/mysql.txt' file that defines
> 'LocalHostName'. Configuration under an account like this will create
> an extraneous "capture card" that won't cause problems in older
> versions of MythTV, but will in newer versions.
> I hope this helps. It is mostly just guessing from reading other posts
> and looking at my own system.
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Was easier for me to delete the bad rows out of the cardinput table.
I will look into filing a bug with the mythtv-setup.
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