[mythtv-users] Script to check recording files?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Feb 8 22:25:17 UTC 2008
On 02/08/2008 04:44 PM, Mike Smith wrote:
>> If you're not running trunk, I recommend waiting until you upgrade to
>> 0.21 and then running it. Extra recording info in the DB is not a
>> problem, and extra recording files are only a problem if you're space
> Is there anyone who's not space constrained? ;)
> I'll try that. I have about 570 GB, and I need to get it to fit on a 500 GB
> drive. I'm convinced that there are old recordings in there, because there
> just don't seem to be enough recordings in the list to fill all that space.
> For the benefit of searchers, Windows Home Server makes a poor place to
> store recordings....
You could use myth.rebuilddatabase.pl to identify files that aren't in
the DB. Whether it will still work to put them there is another
question, though. I'd copy the filename it mentions, then tell it to
ignore the files.
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