[mythtv-users] Re: MythVideo Cover Images not created
David W Davis
davidw.davis at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 04:02:53 UTC 2004
On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 03:08:51 -0400, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> David W Davis wrote:
> >Any ideas on why the images aren't being created?
> Permissions? Ownership of directory? Directory specified in
> configuration doesn't exist?
> Could be a lot of things. How about some more info? (Even with the
> info from your previous post, there's not enough to tell what's going
> on.) Which user is running mythbackend? What directory is specified in
> the MythVideo configuration for cover images? What are the
> permissions/ownership of that directory? And, please include anything
> else you find that might be relevant for determining the cause or even
> for ruling out possible causes.
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I believe the user "mythtv" is running the backend. I set it up as a
daemon per Jarod's guide. The issue is on my seperate front end. I
mount the videos with Samba (the files are on a Windows box). The
directory specified in the frontend is /root/.mythtv/MythVideo. This
directory does exist, and it's permissions are drwxr-xr-x 2 root root
4096 Oct 12 22:32 MythVideo. Do I need to change ownership of this to
the mythtv user? Any ideas?
I'm also having a bit of trouble mounting things via Samba at boot. I
added the directories to my /etc/fstab file, but at boot I get a
permission denied error. But when I run mount -ao remount, the
directories are mounted fine. Any ideas on this?
The final oddity with my videos being mounted via Samba is that while
playing them I get occassional pauses/stutters, which I don't get from
any windows boxes. But from some of the digging I've been doing I
think this may be related to ALSA.
Thanks for any info.
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