[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase auto run - again sorry
antdaniel at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 07:46:18 UTC 2005
On 6/19/05, Ant Daniel <antdaniel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/19/05, Matthew Carle <matthew_carle at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks,
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> > > bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Robert Tsai
> > >
> > > No. If you configured mythfilldatabase to run from within mythtv, then
> > > it will run as the user running the "mythbackend" process. So you
> > > should test running mythfilldatabase as that user instead of as root,
> > > unless you run mythbackend as root.
> > Mythbackend is running as a service in fedora which runs as root (well a
> > process list shows this anyway).
> > >
> > > I think mythfilldatabase only requires that MySQL be available, so if
> > > MySQL is running on a different machine from mythbackend, then you
> > > could probably use cron with mythfilldatabase.
> > >
> > MySQL is running on the same machine.
> > > --Rob
> > I've tried enabling a log file - we'll see if it gives anymore useful
> > information.
> > Matthew.
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> I get a similar problem, the problem for me is that as mythbackend is
> running as root, it doesn't locate the configure files.
> In /var/log/mythtv/mythfilldatabase I get the error message
> config file //.mythtv/Satellite.xmltv does not exist, run me with --configure
> I haven't yet found a solution, short of running is manually. I tried
> running mythbackend as mythtv user but on FC3 that seems to cause
> other problems. I also tried to pass the file in the arguments using
> --graboptions "--configure /home/mythtv/.mythtv/Satellite.xmltv" but
> this doesn't seem to work either.
> At this rate I might have to go back to running a cron job as I did with 0.16
I've think I've dealt with my own problem the argument to
mythfilldatabase should have been:
--graboptions "--config-file /home/mythtv/.mythtv/Satellite.xmltv"
Will find out when it runs tonight.
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