[mythtv-users] only root can pause live tv

mb matthew at imisssleep.com
Thu Jul 8 18:48:12 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-07-08 at 18:02, Jason Kraftcheck wrote:
> mb wrote:
> > 
> > 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)
> > 
> I don't think so, as the graphic in the upper-right corner changes
> briefly when I try to pause, it just immediately changes back to play
> rather than pausing.

Right, kind of like the button is being hit twice? That is why I
suggested the conf file idea.

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