[mythtv-users] How to delete a non-existent encoder from a non-existent machine?
tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Aug 26 16:42:18 UTC 2008
Allen Edwards wrote:
> My myth status shows encoder5 not available. Encoder5 is no longer on
> my second myth box, which is now a frontend only machine so I can't
> delete it. This machine was once a standalone machine before being
> converted to frontend only. (I borrowed encoder4 to try and debug
> this KQED problem, then converted the machine back to frontend only).
> So, I have a non-existant encoder on a machine that does not even have
> a backend. How do I delete it?
> It is not causing any problems, but is esthetically unpleasant. Not
> unpleasant enough to manually edit data bases or try deleting all
> tuners without even knowing if that will work, given the tuner is not
> on any machine I can delete it from. These are solutions from various
> posts but they look undesirable given they don't apply to my
> situation. The only thing I can think of is to add the backend
> function to the frontend only machine and delete the tuner there.
> Again, seems like a lot of trouble without knowing if it will even
> On a related issue, mythweb setup shows 7 machines. I only have 2 but
> apparently have used a variety of names for the second one I built,
> and mythweb remembers them all. This is confusing as well as being
> esthetically unpleasant. Any way to clean that up?
I just went through both these exercises myself, I manually cleaned the
database. I won't post the details unless asked.
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