[mythtv-users] can't play old recordings
myrdhn at gmail.com
Thu Jun 3 01:35:36 UTC 2010
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Jack McGee
Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2010 12:52 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] can't play old recordings
I thought mythfind orphans was not recommended on .23 or trunk?
On 6/2/2010 8:07 AM, MarcT wrote:
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Jack McGee
> Sent: Tuesday, June 01, 2010 9:15 PM
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> 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
> at the correct location. Otherwise, you only option is
Please don't Top Post.
I was not aware of any issues with the script, that's why I recommended it.
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