[mythtv-users] Upgrade 0.24->0.25 goes poorly.

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sun May 13 16:13:37 UTC 2012

On 05/12/2012 09:22 PM, Ross Boylan wrote:
> /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log has not been touched since the upgrade,
> and I don't see much in any logs.


Check your /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend file. It will tell you where your
logs are going. It won't be the file you looked at above. Expect:
  --syslog sonething or --logpath somethingElse.

> 5. Even before the upgrade I got
> Error parsing: /var/lib/mythtv/.mythtv/config.xml at line: 1  column: 1
> on startup.  That file is empty, though there is a config.xml~ file with
> stuff in it.

Copy a good config.xml file to the user's .mythtv directory whose running
the backend. That may be root, or if you're using the --user switch, that
user, most likely mythtv.

> Thanks for any help.

Lots of stuff going on here, but that's where a start.


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