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

Josh Burks dotnofoolin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 14:48:59 EST 2005

On 12/16/05, Beny Spensieri Jr <benyjr at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> >the problem is that cron executes your script without
> the >environment
> >setup
> >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"

The same environment principal holds true for your mythdata script.
Try adding the full paths to the commands in the script, eg:
/path/to/mythfilldatabase;/usr/bin/kppp -k.


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