[mythtv-users] storage groups NFS folder permissions
jaw1959 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 00:28:12 UTC 2008
On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 8:24 PM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to use a new storage group that is located on a separate server
> from my mythtv backend, and I'm having trouble. I'm trying to record the
> Olympics in a folder separate from my normal recordings, because of the
> large files created. I created a storage group in a folder that I believe
> is writable from by anyone, but any recordings I've set to record to this
> group fail to record. Myth says it recorded the show, but when I try to
> watch it, it says the file cannot be found. When i look in the folder where
> the files should be, there is nothing there. I assume this has something to
> do with folder permissions, or something like that, but I can't seem to find
> any mention of it in the wiki. Any hints?
> Is there any way to test if a storage group is active, and functioning;
> other than to see that a recording failed? If I VNC to my backend machine,
> I can copy a file from the desktop of that machine to the folder I want to
> use to store my recordings, so it seems that I can write to the folder. How
> else can I test to see that Myth can write to the folder? I've granted
> read/write permissions to all users, and the mythtv user, so I'm not sure
> what else I'm missing.
So to answer my questions, apparently, I needed to restart the backend after
I changed the folder permissions. It seems to be recording to my network
share now. I hope this helps someone in the future.
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