[mythtv-users] upnpmedia polling
rick at kpo.org.nz
Mon Jan 28 09:28:21 UTC 2008
Greg Estabrooks wrote:
>> regularly doing something called BuildMediaMap using a hard-coded interval of
>> 1800 seconds.
>> Is this really necessary? What are the consequences of disabling this on my
> It's used for upnp media streaming of mythvideo content. If it doesn't
> check for new videos placed in your video directory tree then it would
> never see anything newly added until the next time you restart the backend.
> If you increase the timer or disable it, it will wont cause you any problems
> unless you are using a upnp client to stream the videos such as
> ps3/xbox360 etc :)
Right. Thanks for shedding light on that! Server silence has been restored.
>> local copy until a more sleep-friendly solution arises?
> I hadn't considered people who put their drives to sleep when I added
> the timer but I might be swayed to make the timer value configurable.
If the core functionality of mythvideo doesn't need this then an option to
switch it off altogether would be nice. ;-)
I presume this is not something that can be kicked by a client query instead
of doing just-in-cast rescans?
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