mythtv at theseekerr
May 3, 2012, 5:02 AM
Post #6 of 25
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Christopher Kerr <mythtv [at] theseekerr>wrote:
Re: Shows being titled as "Season" in mythvideo
[In reply to]
> On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 8:35 PM, Martin Moores <moores.martin [at] gmail>wrote:
>> On 30 April 2012 21:30, Martin Moores <moores.martin [at] gmail> wrote:
>>> On 30 April 2012 19:59, Michael T. Dean <mtdean [at] thirdcontact> wrote:
>>>> What happens if you change those episode names to:
>>>> 01 Pilot.mp4
>>>> 02 The Big Bran Hypothesis.mp4
>>>> 03 The Fuzzy Boots Corollary.mp4
>>> Thanks Mike,
>>> I had thought of that, seeing that was the supported naming convention
>>> on the wiki, but figured as it worked for most things, the "." must be
>>> parsed OK.
>>> I have just tried this though, removed the folder, ran a scan, renamed
>>> the episodes to remove the ".", put them back and scanned again.
>>> Got the exact same output in the logs however, just without the "." in
>>> the file names.
>>> As an experiment, I took out another folder, Band of Brothers, did a
>>> scan, then put it back and scanned again. It was all perfect previously,
>>> but after this process, it is now named as the others are, with "Season" as
>>> the title.
>>> So it appears the correlation is the time the metadata was pulled for
>>> these shows, new ones I have put in are getting the bum info, ones that
>>> already had the info are fine.
>>> The only major thing I did change was to move all of my media onto an
>>> extra 2TB HDD I installed, then change the storage directory to
>>> "/media/media/Videos", this is the folder where "Series" and "Films"
>>> resides, possibly related, but not sure how.
>> Hi all,
>> Has anyone recently added any series to MythVideo and had the info
>> populate like this? Or has anyone had everything work correctly? I assume
>> it must be something with my system, as it hasn't been mentioned by anyone
>> else on the list.
>> I have been experimenting with moving the folder of video to different
>> locations and re-scanning, root folder, the films folder, but every time it
>> gets titled as "Season".
>> I also tried creating a new folder (located on the system HDD), added
>> that as a storage directory and then put the series in there, but the same
>> thing happened.
>> Finally, I tried a different naming method:
>> The Big Bang Theory > The Big Bang Theory Season 1 > 01, 02, 03 etc etc
>> But when running a new scan, myth titled the files as "The Big Bang
>> Theory Season", so it seems that whatever the folder name about the video
>> files is how they are titled.
>> Lastly, I tried taking a directory level out, so it was just:
>> The Big Bang Theory Season 1 > 01, 02, 03 etc etc etc
>> But this made no difference!
> Can't answer your question, but I've settled on:
> The Big Bang Theory > Series 1 > S01E01 The Big Bran Hypothesis.mkv
Sorry, that's not quite right - for best reliability, I actually use:
The Big Bang Theory > Series 1 > The Big Bang Theory S01E01 The Big Bran
I think the trick is having all the data in the filename, and just having
the folders around for the sake of us humans.