[mythtv-users] Confused.

gLaNDix (Jesse Kaufman) glandix at lloydnet.org
Mon Apr 10 21:57:43 UTC 2006

Scott Petler wrote:
> I've had issues with the permissions on /dev/video not allowing "other"
> users.
> I did put a sudo chmod 666 /dev/video* in my mythfrontend startup and
> that seems to fix it.  Probably a better solution, but this got it going.
> The symptom was click on "watch tv", it would try and come right back
> without doing anything.

i believe the "proper" solution to this is edit your udev rules 
(/etc/udev.d or something like that) so that on reboot it's set to the 
right permissions ... but what you have works and it's not like it's 
going to hurt/break anything, either ;)


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