[mythtv-users] Cannot access recorded video from remote front end
kgross at jensalt.com
Mon Jan 15 00:27:38 UTC 2007
Chris Pinkham wrote:
> * On Wed Oct 11, 2006 at 12:07:13AM -0600, kim gross wrote:
>> After figuring out where you were going I have come up with some strange
>> behavior. It is some type of a permissions issue, I am using cifs to
>> mount the share on my desktop machine so I can access large ISO's, well
>> with cifs I can not access the files I get a permission denied error, if
>> Anyway on the backend
>> [mythtv at mythtv store]$ ls -aln /video/store
>> total 320013544
>> drwxrwxr-x 2 500 500 24576 Oct 10 23:46 .
>> drwxr-xr-x 7 500 500 4096 Oct 10 23:38 ..
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 0 0 882735104 Sep 18 20:20 1006_20060918200000.mpg
>> -rw-rw-rw- 1 0 0 32882 Sep 18 20:28 1006_20060918200000.mpg.png
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 0 0 1615298560 Sep 18 21:01 1006_20060918202300.mpg
>> -rw-rw-rw- 1 0 0 31731 Sep 18 21:01 1006_20060918202300.mpg.png
> You said you mounted the directory with cifs on the frontend, so I'm
> assuming that you're exporting it with samba on the backend. You might
> try running mythbackend as a user other than root so these files are owned
> by someone else and see if you cn read them on the frontend. There's no
> reason to run mythbackend as root with the proper file permissions in place.
> If you do this, you'll need to chown the existing files so mythbackend
> can still delete them when requested since they were originally owned
> by root.
If I change the owner of the files I can access them on the remote
frontend. Now how do I change the user that the backend runs under. I
followed Jarods setup instructions for FC4 so everything is installed
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