[mythtv-users] ringbuf1 troubles

Patrick Cudahy pgcudahy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 00:53:47 EDT 2005

I'm running mythbackend as root and mythfrontend as my everyday user
"patrick", since the myth folder is in patrick's home directory, I
don't think there should be any problems with it.

On 7/9/05, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> Patrick Cudahy wrote:
> >I've got what seems to be a simple problem, but I guess I'm too tired
> >to see the solution. I've just gone through setting up my first myth
> >box but when I go to watch live tv I get a blank screen. The log says
> >that it can't read ringbuf1.nuv in /home/patrick/myth (The directory
> >I've created for myth and entered in mythsetup).
> >
> >2005-07-09 23:12:18.612 RemoteFile::Read() failed in RingBuffer::safe_read().
> >Couldn't read file: rbuf://
> >2005-07-09 23:12:18.629 LiveTV not successfully started
> >
> >In all the message boards I've searched in it says this is a simple
> >permissions problem. But "ls -l /home/patrick" gives
> >
> ><snip>
> >drwxrwxrwx   2 patrick root       4096 Jul  9 23:29 myth
> >
> >And the actual folder doesn't have a ringbuf1.nuv in it (or any files
> >for that matter). But the directory should be accessible to mythtv.
> >What am I missing? Any help for a lowly n00b would be appreciated.
> >
> >
> What user is myth running as and do they have permissions to all the
> folders leading up to the one you posted?
> Kevin
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