[mythtv-users] 2nd source not updating through SD
enigma at thedonnerparty.com
Thu Sep 6 01:57:45 UTC 2007
> > Although I set a log location in the preferences, I can't seem to
> find a
> > mythfill log.
> The setting for the mythfilldatabase log requires a file path, not a
> directory path (i.e. directory and file information). And the path
> structure (all directories) must already be existent and the user
> running mythbackend must have write access. (BTW, this is all handled
> better and described better in SVN trunk, but it may not have been
> ported to -fixes.)
> First step is to get the log, then post more.
Perhaps I wasn't clear, the log location is set to a file
(/var/log/mythfill.log) and the master backend runs as root so there
shouldn't be any permission issues (I assume the mythfilldatabase
process spawns from the master backend, is this incorrect?).
/var/log/mythfill.log does not exist on either the master or the slave
backend machine, even though the status indicates that mythfilldatabase
While looking through the settings database, I noticed that all the
settings for mythfill are for frontend machines (i.e. there are several
entries for each configuration item that have a specific hostname rather
than a NULL), although there were no settings with the hostname of the
machine where I set the new mythfill arguments and path or for the
backend. I had assumed that mythfill was a global backend configuration
but looking at the database for some reason it seems to be frontend
specific. The frontends that did have mythfill configuration variables
in the settings table did appear to have the new path and arguments,
does the settings page just update the MythFill* values for every
frontend? I guess I am just unclear on the automatic mythfilldatabase
process ... if it is a master backend only process then why do I have
frontends (some of which no longer exist) with specific mythfill
configuration variables? Are these normal entries, orphaned entries or
is something wrong with my config?
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