[mythtv-users] TV won't play unless you run mythbackend
manually from a console
m_g_j at michaelandholly.com
Thu Jun 23 22:46:31 UTC 2005
Thanks.. but no cigar..
Tried that, rebooted and still has problems.
I created a symlink to /root/.mythtv in // and it still does the same thing.
When I run 'service mythbackend status' it returns "mytbackend (pid 3647) is
and returns me to the command prompt.
> From: "kanetse at gmail.com" <kane.tse at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: <kanetse at hotmail.com>, Discussion about mythtv
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> Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2005 19:27:59 -0700
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] TV won't play unless you run mythbackend manually
> from a console
> I've had something similar happen. When you run it as a service, is
> your mythbackend service still running? When I run 'service
> mythbackend status', I usually get a 'pid file exists, but mythbackend
> is dead' message. When that happens, I find out it's because
> mythbackend is looking for its settings in //.mythtv/ instead of
> /root/.mythtv. I created a symlink called /.mythtv/ that points to
> /root/.mythtv and that seems to solve the problem for me.
> On 6/22/05, Michael Jones <m_g_j at michaelandholly.com> wrote:
>> I'm pretty new to this whole thing so be gentle with me ;)
>> Just finished putting together a MythTV/Fedora3 box with Jarod Wilson's
>> Everything works well except if I run mythbackend as a service watching live
>> tv doesn't work.
>> If I open a console window as root and run it manually:
>> #mythbackend &
>> everything works. If I run it as a service and start live tv, the live tv
>> screen shows up runs for about 1-2 sec and then freezes, the system then
>> waits about 60sec and then returns to the main menu by itself.
>> Any ideas?
>> I'm almost sure it's a permission thing.. but don't where.
>> - Michael
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