[mythtv-users] Ownership problem on recordings.

john blue rwc at bestpond.com
Mon Jun 29 01:07:30 UTC 2009

On Sun June 28 2009 23:09:10 Johnny wrote:
> > The directory & drive permissions are:
> >
> > drwxrwxr-x 2 mythtv users 4096 2009-06-28 12:11 default
> > drwxrwxr-x 2 mythtv users 4096 2009-06-28 11:21 livetv
> I don't know if this will explain your issues with root, but I have
> had problems where I had the same user name on both systems but they
> didn't have the same userid and groupid so as far as the system is
> concerned they aren't the same user. Or worse the mythtv userid on one
> system can map to a different user on another system, and so
> permissions on shared directories will show the local name associated
> with that userid. So I always take care to make sure my userid and
> groupid is the same for all my users across my local network. I don't
> think this will be an issue with root though since root is typically
> userid 0 on most machines.

Thanks for the reply, 
I have rechecked userid & groupid to make sure.

Root is 0 on all systems  (as expected). My user mythtv is 1002 and belongs to a group "users" with id 100 on 
all systems. So that seems ok.


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