[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase not running automatically from mythfrontend

Jeff Simpson jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu
Wed Feb 7 14:12:17 UTC 2007

On 2/6/07, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> * On Mon Feb 05, 2007 at 11:24:28PM -0500, Jeff Simpson wrote:
> > > On the config page, setup a log file and then look in the log file to
> > > see if it is running or if it is erroring out for some reason.
> >
> > on the config page it just says "log file directory", and I gave it
> > /var/log/myth, which is where I keep all my myth logs. No logs seem to
> > be created.
> Look for "mythfilldatabase Log Path" in mythfrontend's setup pages.
> It's under the top-level General section.

Yeah, that was the one, I thought I had it filled out correctly and
was banging my head against the wall trying to figure out what was

I was able to fix it last night. It turns out I had filled in
/var/log/myth instead of /var/log/mythtv, so I was telling it to log
to a nonexistent directory. I'm guessing that there is no logged error
message for "failure to open a log", so there was no clue to the
problem until I randomly came up with it and tried it. Thanks for the
help in trying to find it, though.

 - Jeff

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