[mythtv] Lost Config

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 22:04:30 -0500

On Sunday 29 December 2002 09:47 pm, Brent Norris wrote:
> The Friday's CVS was working real well for me.  I wasn't having any
> crashes or anything.  Thought I would check out some of the stuff that
> MDZ was talking about submitting and other stuff.  Checked out the
> lastest CVS and compiled it.  Watching LiveTV crashed now.  I was about
> to recompile with debug turned on and then I noticed that it wasn't a
> code issue that was causing the problem.
> Despite having set my ringbuf.nuv file to my home directory with
> friday's CVS, mythbackend was trying to write to /ringbuf1.nuv in the
> root of my system.  I thought maybe it had got changed when I
> reinstalled so I went to change it back in the GUI config and the config
> option for that setting is gone, or at least I can't find it.  It isn't
> set to this in any of my settings.txt files so I am not sure where this
> is coming from, but I didn't think that it was a expected thing.  Is it?

You need to run setup, and go to the General section.  The 'Directory to hold 
the live-tv buffers' setting, specifically.