[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase auto run - again sorry

Matthew Carle matthew_carle at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 19 04:02:31 UTC 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Robert Tsai
> No. If you configured mythfilldatabase to run from within mythtv, then
> it will run as the user running the "mythbackend" process. So you
> should test running mythfilldatabase as that user instead of as root,
> unless you run mythbackend as root.
Mythbackend is running as a service in fedora which runs as root (well a
process list shows this anyway).

> I think mythfilldatabase only requires that MySQL be available, so if
> MySQL is running on a different machine from mythbackend, then you
> could probably use cron with mythfilldatabase.

MySQL is running on the same machine.

> --Rob

I've tried enabling a log file - we'll see if it gives anymore useful


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