[mythtv-users] MythArchive - Under stairs solution

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Thu Feb 21 22:22:41 UTC 2008


Per Jørgensen wrote:
> Hey Group.
>
> I have completed the under the stairs solution, which is working great.
> I have my Core server running without GUI - Onĺy Backend.
>
> Now I want to use MythArchive - for some recording and burn'em out.
> But after choosing the files etc on a frontend in the livingroom - It's 
> starts with the screen - But no logfiles are starting. Is there any 
> special settings about mytharchive and having a setup like this. Caurse 
> nothings happens at all when starting making a DVD ???
>
> Well - here's how I do on the Frontend.
> Put in an empty DVD
> Go to CD/DVD
> Choose MythArchive
> Choose single layer DVD
> Choose the recorded shows ( 2 X 1.6GB)
> Choose the theme - The MythTV standard.
> Press Finish !
> A window cmes up
> Auto update frequency Logviewer 5 seconds
> Cancel - Update - Exit
>
> And This window keeps beeing empty!
> I'll get this message with the DVD on the frontend where the empty disc 
> is :
> 2008-02-21 21:40:26.479 /dev/cdrom Disk OK...
> 2008-02-21 21:40:26.480 /dev/cdrom Current status MEDIASTAT_UNKNOWN
> 2008-02-21 21:40:26.481 found no disk
> 2008-02-21 21:40:26.983 /dev/cdrom Disk OK...
>
> But Nothing happens at all - And I have it running all nigth.
> Since I have normally run mythfrontend on the machine's I had some 
> troubles about the DVD drive on the frontends - since they don't respons 
> to command from the backends - But could it be caurse that I'm using a 
> user to run MythTV instead of root from other places!
>
> Thanks
> Per Jørgensen
>
>   

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/MythArchive#FAQ

Paul H.


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