bwobbones at gmail.com
Mon Jul 5 13:48:27 UTC 2010
On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 7:42 PM, Steve Hodge <stevehodge at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 6:42 PM, Greg Lucas-Smith <bwobbones at gmail.com>wrote:
>> With regard to your can't delete error, I've had the same thing and it
>> turned out that mythbackend was being run as a different user to
>> mythfrontend and didn't have permission to delete the files. I haven't had
>> time to fix this yet - I'm currently killing the backend service and
>> restarting it as the frontend user which gets me around the issue. This
>> issue only popped up when I upgraded to 10.04.
> Since the backend created the files in the first place how can it not have
> permission to delete them? I assume that the problem must only be with files
> that were created before the upgrade? In which case you should be able to
> fix it by simply changing the ownership on the existing files.
>> Anyone know how to change the mythbackend runas user on mythbuntu?
> Shouldn't be necessary.
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Yeah, good point, but none-the-less. The files are being created as the
logged in user (myth) and the backend is being run as mythtv. When the
backend tries to expire files I get the same issue as above and eventually
the disk fills up.
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