[mythtv-users] Confused with storage groups in 0.24

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Sep 11 02:29:07 UTC 2011

On 09/10/2011 09:57 PM, John Drescher wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 9:25 PM, Michael T. Dean 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.

Likely a different config.xml/mysql.txt, so it didn't hit the right 
database, or it didn't use the right local host name override (meaning 
it was treated as a remote backend).

Glad you got it working.


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