[mythtv-users] Restarting the backend from the frontend

ryan patterson ryan.goat at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 15:35:29 UTC 2007

On 11/2/07, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
> > process from the frontend computer (seperate back & frontends).  But I
> > couldn't figure out a secure way to run a script as root through ssh and
> I
> > gave up.  Both my back and frontends run ubuntu so there is no dedicated
> > root account.  It would probably be easier if you have a dedicated root
> > account.
> What's the big deal about it? What did not work? I am using more or
> less the same way to mount samba drives.

The problem is my user login doesn't have permission to restart
mythbackend.  I use sudo to start/stop mythbackend.  If I run sudo in a
script it will ask for the password.
Ryan Patterson
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