[mythtv-users] [solved:] Re: downloadRemoteFile(): DOWNLOAD_FILE returned ERROR!

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sat Nov 26 16:57:44 UTC 2011

On 11/26/2011 11:06, Martin Kleinschmidt wrote:
> as it turns out, the error was in /etc/fstab, where the user "mythtv"
> did not have a homedirectory or shell.
> I'm using mythtv for more than 6 years now, and maybe the need for thi
> mythtv user to have a homedir was not required at that time...?

It shouldn't matter for the backend, because the Gentoo init script 
forces the HOME directory to /etc/mythtv, meaning the configuration 
directory is /etc/mythtv/.mythtv.  It also forces ownership to that to 
the mythtv user, so file permissions should not be an issue.

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