[mythtv-users] Confused with storage groups in 0.24

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Sep 11 01:57:31 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 9:25 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 09/10/2011 08:55 PM, John Drescher wrote:
>> I have had storage groups enabled for several years. However today in
>> 0.24.20110505-1 (v0.24.1-3-g9375ffb-dirty) I went into the
>> mythtv-setup to set the storage groups and from the Storage
>> Directories it says to Create the Default ... storage groups. When I
>> enter Create Default it lists no current storage directories, however
>> I know mythtv is using my 5 storage folders since they are all being
>> filled at about the same rate and this has worked for several years
>> and mythtv versions..
> optimize_mythdb.pl ?
> Or, perhaps your IP address settings are messed up and it thinks you're
> running mythtv-setup on a remote backend (so it's allowing you to create
> an override).

Thanks. After looking at your two options I found a new one. Option
#3. User Error. It seems mythtv-setup when run as a normal user does
not work the same as when it is run as root. It's been a long time
since I have run that.. Anyways after starting mythtv-setup as root
all was well.


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