[mythtv-users] mythbackend startup script for Debian

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Dec 15 11:52:54 EST 2005

Adam Egger wrote:
> On 12/13/05, Marius Schrecker <marius at schrecker.org> wrote:
>> Thanks everyone who answered this. My backend now starts as I want it.
> So what is actually the solution for this "Failed to init
> MythContext"? There are very often people asking why the init script
> doesn't start for them on debian with the default init script from
> Matt Zimmerman:
> 2005-12-15 09:07:39.327 Using runtime prefix = /usr
> 2005-12-15 09:07:39.646 Unable to read configuration file mysql.txt
> 2005-12-15 09:07:39.745 Trying to create a basic mysql.txt file
> 2005-12-15 09:07:39.824 Could not create //.mythtv
> 2005-12-15 09:07:39.939 Failed to init MythContext, exiting.
I think you need to link /home/mythtv/.mythtv/mysql.txt to 
/root/.mythtv/mysql.txt to make that work. I think that's what I did, at 
any rate...


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