[mythtv-users] help re DVD

norman norman at littletank.org
Sun Aug 5 16:31:21 UTC 2007


On Sun, 2007-08-05 at 11:33 -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> 
> 
> On 8/5/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
>         During the making of a DVD of a recorded broadcast, which I
>         frequently
>         do, I have hit a problem. Everything was going according to
>         plan until
>         the process reached Running mythreplex and there the process
>         has stuck.
>         Not only that but I am unable to cancel and exit the process.
>         I have
>         tried switching off the computer and rebooting, I have closed
>         down
>         frontend, I have closed down backend and, in every case, the
>         screen
>         showing the progress of making the DVD just reappears making
>         it 
>         impossible to repeat the make DVD process. Please help me get
>         things
>         back on the rails.
> 
> 
> I assume you are running mytharchive. If it gets stuck there is a lck
> file that needs to be deleted otherwise mytharchive thinks it is
> running. On my system this is /tmp/logs/mythburn.lck but this could be
> very different on yours. My mytharchive work, logs and config folder
> are all in /tmp so I assume if you spot one of these you will find the
> rest. 

Thank you, I will get searching. By the way, I use Ubuntu 7.04 if that
is any help.

Norman



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