[mythtv-users] Can't access my Mp3 collection

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 28 23:12:31 UTC 2006

On 28/09/06, Andrew Davis <andrew at nccomp.com> wrote:

> Except that anything owned by a lower privileged user can be accessed by
> root. Thus, even if its set to mythtv:mythtv with 444 perms, root can
> access it. So if the backend is running as root, its a non-issue. The
> only issue is if the mythtv user can access it. Of course, there's the
> immutable flag, but that's not relevant here...

Your frontend user will \still\ need execute permission to be able to
navigate the music directories. As Josh says, plugins are handled via
the mythfrontend process.


MythTV Official wiki:
MythTV users list archive:

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list