On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 9:14 AM, Steffen Barszus
<steffenbpu...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2011/1/4 VDR User <user....@gmail.com>:
>> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Klaus Schmidinger
>> <klaus.schmidin...@tvdr.de> wrote:
>>> Did the recording only diappear from the list VDR displays in its 
>>> "Recordings"
>>> menu? Or was it actually removed from the hard disk?
>>
>> I've actually experienced this as well.  Recordings vanishing from the
>> recordings list for no apparent reason.  If I restart VDR, the list is
>> fully recovered.  My dedicated recordings harddrive is located in a
>> lan fileserver, and I had always assumed it was something set wrong in
>> Samba somewhere.  Then again when I've looked at the files, all
>> permissions were identical for the recordings that were still listed,
>> and the ones that had magically vanished from the list.  I also just
>> realized that when I checked the files, I had ssh'ed into the
>> fileserver from the VDR box itself and could see the files just fine
>> so if it were a Samba problem, that wouldn't be possible.  Maybe it
>> really is a bug in VDR somewhere afterall?
>
> I think what you are describing is totally unrelated to the problem.
> Its more likely some timing issue between starting vdr and when the
> network resource is available. It's kind of sick to share between 2
> linux boxes with samba anyway - you might not want that. Check the
> next time if a touch .update does fix that, and check if the file
> share was available at the time of last directory scanner run.

There's no question the samba share is available because the
recordings that are still in the list can be played just fine.  Also,
all recordings are playable at any time from my main desktop, which
doesn't run VDR, or even Linux for that matter.

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