[mythtv-users] how long should commercial flagging take to complete?
mythtv at tsaiberspace.net
Mon Feb 19 18:32:22 UTC 2007
On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 01:13:51PM -0500, Kevin Ould wrote:
> I have more or less put my new Myth Box into active service as of
> this weekend. This is my first Myth Box so I am a newb, I am coming
> from a windows based htpc setup with SageTV. So last night I
> recorded Family Guy from an OTA HD feed which is a half hour show. I
> had commercial flagging set to "auto". According to MythWeb and
> MythWelcome it is still performing commercial flagging about 15
> hours later. Now I realize it may take some time to perform this
> task but I think 15 hours is a little long, I could be wrong though.
> Is there any way to check to make sure it isn't hung up or that it
> is actually still doing something?
mythcommflag could have crashed and left its entry in the jobqueue.
Does "top" or "ps" still show a mythcommflag process running.
> Along the same lines I have a script which runs that automatically
> starts up mythbackend and a couple other things which need starting
> for my mythbox to run properly. Is there a way in the script to have
> mythbackend output to a terminal window or something along those
> lines so I can check it's status?
mythbackend -l <logfile> -v commflag,...
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