[mythtv-users] Can't locate videos in mythvideo

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 18:54:22 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 2:45 AM, James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-11-29 at 18:27 +1300, Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 7:44 AM, James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com> wrote:
>> > So I moved my recordings off the local mythbackend and they are now
>> > available over NFS from a small SAN. Since moving them I cannot list the
>> > videos in Videos.
>> >
>> > I'm running mythvideo-0_24-0.24.1-0.pm.4.1.x86_64.
>> >
>> > Videos are available at /mythvideos and mounted as such on the
>> > frontend(s).
>> >
>> > I've changed the Video settings in the frontend(s) to reflect this. When
>> > I tell the frontend to scan for videos it doesn't find anything.
>> >
>> > I also tried running the frontend from an xterm window and doing the
>> > scan hoping to see some kind of error, but no such luck.
>> >
>> > Any suggestions or other info I can provide?
>> ownership and permissions?
> Meant to put that in my post. Permissions are wide open. As my mythtv
> user I can read everything, create and delete files and directories.

Depending on how things are set up, mythfrontend may not be running as
user mythtv. in mythbuntu it doesn't, it runs as the user you setup on

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