[mythtv-users] How to delete a non-existent encoder from a non-existent machine?
allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com
Tue Aug 26 21:09:33 UTC 2008
> Choose the 'Delete All Capture Cards' option from the Capture Cards
> page in mythtv-setup - this will delete all known tuners from the
> database (by truncating the table, so even tuners attached to old
> hostnames will be removed). Re-add your current tuners (most preferred
> card first), re-attach them to your configured video sources on the
> Input Connections page, and you should be back up and rnunning.
OK, good to know this will work. I didn't want to try it as I
remember doing the initial install 4 or 5 times before it worked. I
wish I remembered why so I don't have to learn what my mistakes were
>> 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?
> You'll need to remove entries from the settings table that have
> associated hostnames that no longer exist on your mythtv network. I do
> not think there is currently an automated or GUI-driver way to perform
> this operation - a tool like phpMyAdmin may well be the easiest way.
OK, that is too bad. I will ask for the instructions on editing the db.
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