[mythtv-users] New Android client for MythTV

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Sat Jul 14 06:06:29 UTC 2012

* On Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 09:06:07PM -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 6:51 PM, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> > I've seen this reported before but have been unable to reproduce
> > to troubleshoot.  From the master backend, try to download
> > ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/mythtv/3rdParty/jwplayer.zip and then
> > unzip that file in ~/.mythtv/3rdParty and it should create a
> > JW_Player subdirectory.  The reinstall button should then go away.
> > Make sure the JW_Player directory and contents are readable by
> > the user running mythbackend.
> I'll try but I think I know at least part of the problem. I kept
> monitoring ~/.mythtv/3rdParty like everything says, but it actually
> ended up getting installed to /etc/mythtv/3rdParty. For whatever
> reason, even though it's installed there the re-install button doesn't
> go away and I can't stream recordings, although the sample file works
> fine.
> This must be due to the following in the (packaged) init script:
> MYTHCONFDIR=/etc/mythtv
> Since I maintain the packages for RPM Fusion, I'd really like to get
> to the bottom of this and figure it out.

You can either make that path writeable by the master backend or 
you should be able to make a StorageGroup called '3rdParty' and override
the built-in path.


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