[mythtv-users] can't play old recordings
myrdhn at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 13:07:00 UTC 2010
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Jack McGee
Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 9:15 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] can't play old recordings
Looking further, it appears some of these recordings are damaged, likely
when the server was rebooting. But some recordings are before I had
that problem, and myth says it cannot find the file.
On 6/1/2010 7:28 PM, Jack McGee wrote:
> Long story but it was the weekend from hell, consumed by trying to
> rescue computers trying to anger me.
> started with a freenas server (hosting some of my recordings, all my
> music and videos) that lost power, did something bad to the raid, and
> went into random reboot mode. Course I did not immediately know this
> and left my combined FE/BE running, mad that it would keep hanging.
> I'll cut to the chase.
> I rescued some files from the recording directory on failed raid,
> copied them to another drive, mounted that, added it to storage
> groups. I would assume myth would find the recordings, but it has
> not. Says it cannot find the recording. If I hit "I" I find the file
> name, and it exists on that new drive.
> So I copied it to video directory, thinking I would watch it as a Video.
> I cannot skip forward or backwards at all. It will hang. I can play,
> pause, that is about it.
> #1) Why is myth not seeing the recordings,
> #2) Why does mythvideo not like to play them?
> this is trunk from JYA repository, Ubuntu 10.04.
If you are savy enough with SQL you can update the recording record to look
at the correct location. Otherwise, you only option is myth.find_orphans.pl
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