[mythtv-users] DVD rip can't connect to transcodeing daemon

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Mar 15 14:18:11 EST 2004

On Friday 12 March 2004 18:45, stan wrote:
> Someone please remind me tta htis long journey is worth it :-(
> Todays new problem is..
> When I go to the "Rip DVD" selection from the menu, I get a
> full screen message about not being able to connect to the MythtV
> transcoding daemon. Now, I'v _always_ gotten this, for whatever
> thta's worth and hiting, say, 0 has brought up the selection menu.
> Now it doesn't
> Systme is KnoppMTH R42, with a PVR-350 and a PVR-250 card. I've
> been woking on X, ivtv-fb, and mplayer settings issues forr the
> last little while, but I can't see how these would interact with
> DVD riping.
> Where do I start troubleshooting this? What's the name of this
> transcoding daemon? Does it create a log file?

The application is 'mtd'.  It should create an 'mtd.log' in your dvd rip 
directory.  If the directory you've specified in MythDVD setup doesn't 
exist, or you don't have permissions, that could be the problem.


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