[mythtv-users] Why Does JAMU Need R/W Access to Video Files?

Ma Begaj derliebegott at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 14:33:10 UTC 2009

2009/11/9 James Kaufman <jmk at kaufman.eden-prairie.mn.us>:
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> I store posters, fanart, etc. on the backend system. The mythtv user has
> full access to those directories. I have a lot of videos on various
> machines on the LAN and most of those directories are mounted read-only.
> JAMU spits out messages like:
> ! Error: Video directory (/storage/videos/misc) does not exist or the
> permissions are not read and writable.
> when run with this command:
> su mythtv -c "/usr/bin/python
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythvideo/scripts/jamu.py -MI >>
> '/var/log/mythtv/jamu.log'"
> It then exits.
> Why does JAMU need r/w access to video directories?

I have the same "problem"

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