[mythtv-users] Cannot locate your home directory. Please set the environment variable HOME or MYTHCONFDIR
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 15:00:00 UTC 2008
On 25/04/2008, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 04/25/2008 01:57 PM, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> > Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >> On 04/25/2008 01:27 PM, Udo van den Heuvel wrote:
> >>> Setting HOME/MYTHCONFIR in /etc/sysconfig/mythbackend does not help.
> >> Are you exporting it (set HOME, do not set MYTHCONFDIR).
> > I either run mythbackend directly, from my terminal window, which works.
> > Or I run it using the fedora/redhat SysV startup scripts, using `service
> > mythbackend start`. In the SysV case mythbackend complains, even when I
> > start it as root, with valid $HOME, etc.
> > Even specifying these (as asked by mythbackend in the log) in
> > /etc/sysconfig/mythbackend, which is read by the startup script, does
> > not help.
> Are you using the mythbackend start scripts that Nick Morrott worked
> on? I think they're a standard part of the ATrpms packages. They're
> the (fedora) ones at
The scripts I worked on are not a part of the atrpms MythTV
distribution, but Axel's scripts still export HOME (and provide a
method to override it from the default of /var/lib/mythtv via
MythTV Official wiki:
MythTV users list archive:
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