[mythtv-users] logfiles: where?
mickc at whizardries.com
Tue Oct 25 15:44:04 EDT 2005
At 02:24 PM 10/25/2005, mstrimel at comcast.net wrote:
>1. I created a directory called "/var/log/mythtv", and made sure that
>mythtv has write permissions to it, and restarted several times, but
>still there are no logs there. Sorry if this is a dumb question but:
>where are the mythtv logs supposed to be?
They're wherever you put them in the startup command using the -l option.
For example: /usr/local/bin/mythbackend -d -l /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log
>2. live tv is not working ... I get a blank screen for a few seconds
>and it returns to the menu. This process seems to break the
>connection between the frontend and backend (i.e., If I try to do
>other things after attempting livetv, mythtv informs me that the
>backend is not running or is improperly configured ). Everything
>else works great. I've searched for other posts about this, but they
>seem to address much earlier versions of myth or are otherwise
>inapplicable (whole system crashes, for example).
Try to do a brief (1 minute) recording. That seems to have fixed
this annoyance for some people:
I think that this was something that cleared up for me after I
started using the svn.
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