[mythtv-users] only root can pause live tv

mb matthew at imisssleep.com
Thu Jul 8 17:46:59 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 17:23, Jason Kraftcheck wrote:
> I've encountered a strange error I'd really appreciate some help with.
> I did most of the configuration of a new myth box as root, and then as
> one of the final steps in setting up the box, I changed mythfrontend to
> a) start automatically and b) run as the user 'mythtv' rather than root.
>  Everything works fine, except I cannot pause live TV.  If I change back
> to running as root, it works fine.  If it is run as the 'mythtv' user,
> live TV playback is fine, but trying to pause it results in a quick
> play->pause->play transistion in the little status overlay in the
> upper-right, but no visible change in the TV playback.  Any suggestions?

Could it be that the root and mythtv users have differing lirc config
file? (I don't know... I don't use lirc)

Otherwise it's probbaly a permission issue somewheres.


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