[mythtv-users] Help with cron, kppp, and mythfilldatabase

Beny Spensieri Jr benyjr at yahoo.ca
Fri Dec 16 11:34:16 EST 2005

>On Thursday 15 December 2005 09:33, Beny Spensieri Jr
>> I am having problems with cron not running my setup
>> update the mythtv schedule database using dial-up.
>> The mythdata file executes the following command
>> connect:
>> mythfilldatabase;kppp -k

>the problem is that cron executes your script without
the >environment 
>so  you need to put the full path to mythfilldatabase
and kppp in >your script  
>it should then work as expected from the cron job

Cron does not execute "mythfilldatabase;kppp -k" ,
kppp should execute this line upon connect.

Cron executes "/usr/bin/kppp -c mythdata -q"

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