[mythtv-users] kppp and mythtv

Michael Fox fox.michael at gmail.com
Mon Dec 26 17:30:13 EST 2005


Drop the use of kppp, and just use the ppp (pppd from terminal
configs) to bring up the link and do what you want.



On 12/27/05, Korey Fort <k.m.fort at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> If you can run it from the terminal then you can try writing an expect
> script to automate your actions.
> "Let ye without segmentation fault cast the first int!"
>
> Korey Fort
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Beny Spensieri Jr
> Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 3:32 PM
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: [mythtv-users] kppp and mythtv
>
> Being stuck on dial-up, I am trying to automate
> dialing up and mythfilldatabase, but I am having
> trouble.
>
> My dialer is kppp, this works great normally, but I am
> running into problems with having it run
> automatically.
>
> First I tried to get cron to run kppp, but kppp is not
> running and I get e-mails from cron with the error
> "kppp: cannot connect to X server"
>
> Then I tried to get mythtv to do it.  On the setup
> screen where you can automate mythfilldatabase, I
> changed the path to /usr/bin/kppp
>
> I then changed the arguments such that it will run a
> specific profile to update the show database and then
> close the connection.
>
> It is running it, but kppp gives the error "kppp:
> cannot connect to X server" again (in the log file I
> set up).
>
> I can't figure out how to get this to work.  I think I
> am running kppp as the regular user, mythtv is always
> running as so is X.
>
> I can do everything in a terminal window, but nowhere
> else.
>
> How can I fix this, running mythfilldatabase by hand
> is time consuming.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Beny
>
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