[mythtv-users] more mytharchive problems

Paul Harrison mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Sat Aug 11 15:48:34 UTC 2007

Jeff Campbell wrote:
> Hi,
>  I've been fighting with mytharchive for weeks. This is my latest 
> problem. I get all the way through the process and when it tries to burn 
> the dvd. This is what the log viewer posts after doing DVDAuthor
> burning ISO image to /dev/dvd1
> ERROR: retrying to start growisisofs after reload.
> -----------------------------------------------------
> ERROR: failed while running growisofs
> result 64512, command was: growisofs -Z /dev/dvd1 -dvd-video -V 'mythtv 
> burn DVD' /mytharchivetemp//work/dvd
> please check the troubleshooting section of the README for ways to fix 
> this error.
> ------------------------------------------------------
> so where do I find this readme file?
> I'm using a single box with both front and back together running 
> mythbuntu 7.10
> thanks,
> Jeff

Assuming you told MythArchive to use the correct dvd drive then this
error is usually due to the mythtv user not having _write_ access to the
dvd device.

You can find the readme in the source directory.

There's also some info on the wiki page.

Paul H.

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