[mythtv-users] Raid1 home prevents mythbackend from starting.
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Mon May 23 06:45:43 UTC 2011
Douglas Peale wrote:
>... so I had the raid mount at a different location than /home
>(/media/raid1), created a home directory on it, and made a soft link
>from /home to the home directory on my mirror (/media/raid1/home).
>This seems to work fine, except mythbackend won't start anymore.
>This is an excerpt from the backend log:
>2011-05-22 21:58:25.592 mythbackend version: fixes/0.24
>2011-05-22 21:58:25.594 Using runtime prefix = /usr
>2011-05-22 21:58:25.595 Using configuration directory = /home/mythtv/.mythtv
>2011-05-22 21:58:25.596 Unable to read configuration file mysql.txt
My guess is that the Myth code isn't following symlinks properly.
What happens if you change the home location in /etc/passwd to match
where you have put stuff ?
PS - I think your subject is misleading, I doubt this has anything to
do with RAID, just a problem in finding a non-standard home directory
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