HOW-TO synchronize your XBMC Media Center between every room in the house: Lifehacker - Printable Version
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- ^FrEaK^ - 2010-12-22 22:27
PasiZ Wrote:Anyone else noticed that on mysql used as datastorage, xbmc remote in android claims that movie database is empty (no matter linux or windows host)?
i can confirm this, movies is empty, but the strange thing is that shows work?? shouldn't this affect both?
I'm running XBMC 10.0
- chrissbu - 2010-12-26 15:01
I have this running fairly well, but I'm having a problem with updates to the library. I have the db running on my WHS box, with 3 clients all running XBMC 10.0. I've used an external media manager to get all of my files organized and pull posters and backgrounds, which is all done. But as per the guidelines I've read, I need to remove my video folders to get the library cleaned out, and then re-add.
So, I've removed the video folders as sources, but XBMC is still finding the videos (and not putting the updated info). I'm guessing that removing the source and refreshing the library is not clearing out the info from the MySQL database (I queried the "movies" table and there's quite a bit there, still). So, I need to figure out how to clear out the old movie data so that I can re-add the source and rebuild my movie library. Any suggestions?
- ^FrEaK^ - 2010-12-27 01:20
i had the same problem the first time.....i had to change the servers network name to get the library cleaned, but just temporarily changing the folder names should do the trick, and just rename them back afterwards and add as sources again
- ^FrEaK^ - 2010-12-27 01:22
i've gotten a new problem now, i have lost several "view modes" in the carmichael skin now because of the database, it works well on my friends computer, but not on any of my 3 computers sharing the same database
and yes, i've tried a fresh install of xbmc and i'm running XBMC 10.0
anyone else have this problem? it did use to work with the databases, and then one day it had just wanished....
- macshield - 2010-12-28 22:35
Anyone have an issue with the RandomItem script? I have this all set up and everything was running great for a while, then one day the RandomItem script just stop working. Anybody else run into this. I using XBMCLive Dharma 4.
- wicked_n_raw - 2011-01-01 21:03
Hey guys I am a newbie, I followed the steps that were laid out in this thread. One question... Are you all installing XBMC on WHS box? I have windows home server and 3 clients, but I can't get them to see each out.
By the way I run my server and a headless server, I do not have a keyboard, mouse or monitor connected to it. That is why I didn't see a need to install it on there. I am also using xbmc 10.0 on my clients.
thank you for your time,
No XBMC on WHS - czfj5r - 2011-01-02 01:27
Wicked n Raw,
You do not need to installl XBMC itself on teh WHS, only the MySQL and adding the thumbnails to WHS.
The reason for doing so is to have one central db so when you look at a movie in the living room, you can stop it and move into bedroom and resume it there. You also see what movies and shows have been looked at as well as you only update the library itself one time
XBMC is then the client that access the MySQL (running on WHS) to get teh library data info...
I hope this meets your question?
- wicked_n_raw - 2011-01-02 05:16
Thank you czfj5r, I understand but what threw me for a loop was castortray's short instruction. He stated to use a different XML on the server and the client. If that is the case where am I putting the XML file on the server.
I am still having problems with getting this to work, but I am also learning alot about XBMC.
- wicked_n_raw - 2011-01-02 09:43
Ok I think I see my problem, but I do not know how to change it (first time dealing with mysql).
I checked the xbmc log and it says starting udp event server on 127.0.0.1:9777
listening on port 9777 shouldn't this be my servers ip and port 3306 or whatever port I chosen during setup? If so how do I change it?
thank you in advance!
- ^FrEaK^ - 2011-01-02 11:49
have you placed the advancedsettings.xml under the roaming\xbmc folder and put your username/password and ip adress to the mysql server in that?
and remember, the sources need to be added with the exact same server ip adress and path on all computers running xbmc