[mythtv-users] GOM could not write to your authorization file
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Mar 21 00:52:02 UTC 2006
On 03/20/2006 03:43 PM, Ryan Ollerenshaw wrote:
> I am getting the following message box at start up:
> GOM could not write to your authorization file. This could mean that
> you are out of disk space or that your home directory could not be
> opend for writing. In any case it is not possible to log in. Please
> contact your system administrator.
> I do have a rather small hard drive (20gb) and i did fill it up with
> videos the other day, but i should be able to delete them to make some
> more room. I was able to log in as root and delete all of my videos
> manually from the /myth/videos and myth/tv directories, i also removed
> all the listings through the UI as well. but after a restart i am
> still geting the same message. is there another directory that i
> should clear, that i am not aware of?
Sould like you've got your /myth/videos and /myth/tv directories on
other filesystems. The error you're getting sounds like your root
filesystem is out of space. Check things like /var and /tmp and ...
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