[mythtv-users] mythtv backend on lucid - going crazy here...
johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Tue May 25 15:37:27 UTC 2010
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Phil Wild <philwild at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 24 May 2010 17:10, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 24 May 2010 16:10, Phil Wild <philwild at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > It is a backend only and it was the backend that I could not start. The
>>> > startup file /etc/init/mythtv-backend.conf did not exist on my setup.
>>> Yes, because now mythtv-backend is started by upstart.
>>> So there's no more /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend
>> but I said that /etc/INIT/mythtv-backend.CONF did not exist. I understand
>> that this is needed by upstart to launch mythtv-backend.
> That's my understanding. On my (non JYA) backend, the file is
> installed by the mythtv-backend package
> nick at media:~$ dpkg -S /etc/init/mythtv-backend.conf
> mythtv-backend: /etc/init/mythtv-backend.conf
>> This was definitely
>> generated when I installed the mythbuntu packages but I am unsure if they
>> were generated when I installed the JYA packages.
I had a similar issue when I moved from pre-compiled binaries to
compiling from SVN.
It was suggested to use dpkg-deb -x to extract the mythtv-backend deb
file and then copy the etc/init/mythtv-backend.conf into place.
You can check /var/cache/apt/archives on your system to see old /
More information about the mythtv-users