[mythtv-users] permisions for /directory
william_munson at bellsouth.net
Wed May 9 13:29:58 UTC 2007
Damian Surr wrote:
> sudo chown -hR username /stuff
> sudo chown -hR mythtv /stuff/media/mythtv
> sudo chmod -R 772 /stuff
> In the end, maybe I only needed that last line.
> All seems well now with that problme now, except now my frontend can't
> connect to the back end! Why the hell should anything have changed
> there? It was fine last night.
> Any ideas? I don't think I've changed anything that could cause that,
> but I'm getting the "Can't connect to back end. Are you sure it's
> running? Are you sure the IP address is correct" .. the answer to both
> of those is yes.
> Damn, the was working so well ...
Its your permissions. You blocked access to the backend which runs under
root. Try chmod -R 777 /stuff
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