[mythtv-users] Permissions and HD3000 QAM_256 setup

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Wed Mar 29 15:57:47 UTC 2006

Mark Johannessen wrote:
>> There was a long thread about this about 2 weeks ago.  Either change
>> udev to give the permissions you want or run the scripts and mythbackend
>> as root.
> Thanks, here's what fixed the permission problem so I can azap and get
> a channel lock and look at the stream using mplayer in a different
> terminal, all as user "mythtv":
> added to end of /etc/rc.d/rc.local:
> chmod -R 777 /dev/dvb
> chgrp -R mythtv /dev/dvb
> add ",OWNER='mythtv'" to end of all lines in
> /etc/udev/rules.d/10-pchdtv.rules like this:
> KERNEL="dvb0.dvr*",        NAME="dvb/adapter0/dvr%n",OWNER="mythtv"

You can add "MODE=666" (or 777) to that line also and obviate the need 
to add things to rc.local.

Also you can use "GROUP=mythtv" instead of "OWNER"...which is helpful as 
you can add other processes/users to the mythtv group.


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