[mythtv-users] After upgrade, backend ends with user logout

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Wed Nov 7 10:47:32 UTC 2012

On 06/11/12 23:02, Thomas Boehm wrote:
> Steve Greene wrote:
>> How did you convert the limited mythtv account (the default) into a full
>> user?
> Because I'm smart ;-)
> I create the mythtv user as the second account right after I create my
> account on every PC in my network BEFORE I install MythTV. This way the
> UID is the same on all my PCs. This solved a lot of problems with NFS
> shares when I was using them.
> You can still do it afterwards with some command line skills...
Absolutely! This also has the benefit that your mythtv user gets home space on 
/home rather than /var/lib, which means the content stays where it is whenever 
you do upgrades. /var tends to be a randomly moving target those times.


Mike Perkins

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