[mythtv-users] Samba share of mythfs.py filesystem not working

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Jan 28 10:20:37 UTC 2011

On 27/01/11 18:45, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 01/27/2011 08:58 AM, John Reid wrote:
>> On 27/01/11 10:49, Mike Perkins wrote:
>>> On 26/01/11 22:36, John Reid wrote:
>>>> I did try mythlink but that didn't work off the bat and in any case you
>>>> need to set up a cron job to keep everything in sync. I want to know
>>>> why
>>>> mythfs.py isn't working...
>>> Why not use the new event system and trigger off a mythlink run
>>> whenever any recording finishes? No cron job needed, no unnecessary
>>> mythlink runs triggered.
>> Thanks for all the help everyone, I think I'll give that a try.
> You still need a cron job.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythlink.pl
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythlink.pl#Using_with_MythTV_System_Events
I'm sorry, I don't quite follow. Surely using mythlink.pl either triggered by a 
system event or even as a user job does exactly what he wants. Why do you still 
need a cron job?


Mike Perkins

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