[mythtv-users] Systemd File For MythTV on Fedora Questions

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Tue May 15 03:24:21 UTC 2012

On 05/14/2012 12:16 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 3:15 PM, R. G. Newbury<newbury at mandamus.org>  wrote:
> ....
>> As to not using /var/run or /run, I found that the required folders were
>> *sometimes* not created
> Some newer distros make /var/run or /run tmpfs filesystems,
> so you need to use upstart's/systemd's tmpfiles.d/ mechanisms
> (usually /etc/tmpfiles.d/)
> Your distro will vary.

Fedora 16 on the mythbox. Please explain a little more. I wasted a fair 
bit of time trying to get ExecStartPre to actually create 
/var/run/mythtv after a reboot. And failing for inexplicable reasons was 
frustrating. I've never seen a mention of tmpfiles.d before.


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