[mythtv-users] Additional backend not showing in Machine information in mythweb
mache at creeger.com
Sat Jan 19 06:45:10 UTC 2008
While the master backend server is up and running, restart the slave
backend server's mythbackend process. Things should then sync up.
-- Mache Creeger
At 10:09 PM 1/18/2008, Mitch Gore wrote:
>On Jan 18, 2008 11:45 PM, Marc
><<mailto:drayson at net1plus.com>drayson at net1plus.com> wrote:
>My existing setup I have 2 machines.
>1 is a master backend with 5 capture devices in it.
>1 is a slave backend with 1 capture device in it. This is also my
>Backend status in mythweb says the following.
>MythTV Drive #1:
> * Directory: niflheim:/record
> * Total Space: 858,368 MB
> * Space Used: 618,065 MB
> * Space Free: 240,302 MB
> * MythTV Drive #2:
> * Directory: asgard:/media
> * Total Space: 227,473 MB
> * Space Used: 202,449 MB
> * Space Free: 25,024 MB
> * Total Disk Space:
> * Total Space: 1,085,842 MB
> * Space Used: 820,515 MB
> * Space Free: 265,327 MB
>As you can see I'm running out of room so I built an additional
>machine that will serve as more storage space.
>This new machine does not have any cards in it but exists solely as
>additional storeage. I will transfer video to the new machine by
>hand and update the database to point to the new location.
>It is connected to my existing network, connected to my master
>backend and the mysql db. It does not show up in Machine information
>I moved a single mpg file from niflheim:/record to the new machine.
>I then updated the table in mysql to know that the media is no
>longer on niflheim but is instead now on mediastore.
>I then delete the mog file from niflheim. I go into my frontend and
>am successful in playing the show. Disconnecting the mediastore
>network cable causes playback to stop.
>Success, or so I think.
>I go back into mythweb to media information and I still only see
>drive 1 and drive 2. The new drive that is a part of the mediastore
>is not showing in the information section. Total space remains as
>approx 1 TB when the new drives I added in the new machine pushes me
>to about 1.5 TB.
>Why does the new machine not show in the machine information disk
>list? Is it because there is no card in the new machine?
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>you can only have a backend if there are tuners in it. When you run
>mythbackend and no tuners are defined it will give you a warning.
>a much simpler solution would be to mount the new computer/storage
>via NFS to your master backend. Then add that directory as another
>Not only will you see your additional storage but you wont have to
>deal with manually moving files over to the new storage (that is just crazy)
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