[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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