[mythtv-users] 0.25 channel icons not being found/opened

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 15:49:27 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Greg Grotsky
<spikeygg.mythbox at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 9:08 PM, Greg Grotsky <spikeygg.mythbox at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 7:45 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> files are world readable:
>>> the log shows this for a bunch of the channel icons:
>>> FileRingBuf(//MythTV/data/channelicons/cnbc_hd_plus.jpg//MythTV/data/channelicons/cnbc_hd_plus.jpg):
>>> OpenFile(): Could not open.
>>> it looks like the icon location is being "doubled"?
>>> do I have something set up incorrect?
>> I am seeing this problem too Steve in my latest build of git head
>> (v0.26-pre-769-g18ca1dd).
>> 2012-07-04 21:03:45.809999 E
>> FileRingBuf(//mythtv/channel_icons/39.X_KKJB_TV39_BOISE.png//mythtv/channel_icons/39.X_KKJB_TV39_BOISE.png):
>> OpenFile(): Could not open.
>> 2012-07-04 21:03:45.813197 E
>> FileRingBuf(//mythtv/channel_icons/12.3_Ktrv_dt2_2010.png//mythtv/channel_icons/12.3_Ktrv_dt2_2010.png):
>> OpenFile(): Could not open.
> Not sure if you still have this problem Steve, but I just solved it on my
> system. I found a thread titled: "Channel icons not shown" and a suggestion
> to put the image files for the channel icons in ~/.mythtv/channels and
> change the "channel icon pointers" to have no path in mythtv-setup. I just
> did this and it doesn't report these errors any more.

hrmm. it's too bad the channel icons are not a storage group, so all
my frontends could obtain the icons from the same location. having to
download them to each frontend is an unnecessary pain.

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