[mythtv-users] MythArchive error need some assistance...
mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Sat Jun 28 16:58:32 UTC 2008
Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> A JM wrote:
>> The symlink to /dev/dvd1 worked but didn't survive a reboot... any ideas
>> on how to make it stick?
> That's udev for you. Perhaps you should find out where /dev/dvd is
> configured in MythTV and change it to /dev/dvd1 there.... You'll
> probably find that easier than figuring out how to munge udev rules.
Looks like you need to change the "Location of DVD" setting on the first
page of MythArchive's settings to /dev/dvd1 or /dev/cdrom1 both looks
like they should work.
One common problem is that the user who is running mythfrontend doesn't
have write access to the DVD drive. It looks like your DVD drive is
actually /dev/hdb so you need to take a look at the permissions on that
device. It may be as simple as adding your mythfrontend user to the
You don't need to worry about the DVD drive being mounted, actually you
don't want it mounted when using MythArchive that's why it's best to
disable the Media Monitor for your DVD drive.
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