[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase Scripting Error?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 9 03:08:27 UTC 2007

On 09/08/2007 11:02 PM, Philip Walston wrote:
> I recently rebuilt my system due a hard drive crash. I've got the backend
> working just fine and am slowly working through some minor issues with
> Mythweb and the infamous ivtv-fb. But I have an odd issue with
> mythfilldatabase that's got me stumped.
> I'm running myth 0.20.2 on Debian Etch and have configured listings to
> download each day, but it is not working. When I look through my logs for
> mythbackend I see the following error message:
>   "sh mythfilldatabase: command not found"
> whenever mythbackend tries to run the update.
> I can run mythfilldatabase from the command prompt just fine when logged in
> as either mythtv or root. I suspect there's some subtle config issue I have
> with either bash or permissions, but I'm not enough of a Linux-head to
> figure out the enxt step in the debug effort. Can anyone point me in the
> right direction?

Frontend settings under General Settings:

mythfilldatabase Path
Path (including executable) of the mythfilldatabase program.

pay particular attention to the help text...


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