[mythtv-users] mythmusic - music dir (was; problems with ripping)

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 04:20:28 UTC 2019

On 2/1/19 9:29 PM, Vincent McIntyre wrote:
> Another discovery
> On Sat, Feb 02, 2019 at 02:00:21PM +1100, Vincent McIntyre wrote:
>> Hi again
>> more fun.
>> First I had to re-tell mythmusic where to look for music:
>> /var/lib/mythtv/music
>> $ ls -ld /var/lib/mythtv/music
>> drwxrwsr-x 274 mythtv mythtv 20480 Jun  2  2018 /var/lib/mythtv/music/
> I revisited the settings page where the music dir is set and found that
> field was _empty_ again. I refilled it, went to another settings page
> and came back, empty again.
> At first I guessed this was because I set it to the the default,
> but trying a different directory that I know exists and myth should
> have write access to - the field was still blank when I returned.
> There was nothing in the frontend log.
> So this is another bug, then?

Not sure what setting you changed, but there should be a Music
Storage Group. Use mythtv-setup's Storage Directories editor to verify
that it's set.

Also, don't know what version of MythTV you're on, but any modern one
will use the Music Storage Group.


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