[mythtv-users] Help needed as my mythtv-backend has lost it's mind (or maybe I have)

Ian Cameron mkbloke at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 22:40:33 UTC 2022

On Tue, 8 Nov 2022 at 17:15, James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com> wrote:

> The puzzling thing is that this system has been working flawlessly for a
> few years and since the remote backend is in a closet, I use:
>    ssh -X jim@<ip address>
> to login and run mythtv-setup.  This is the first time that I've tried to
> rescan a tuner card in a long time. I wonder what changed?

Maybe you ran mythtv-setup previously as the mythtv user via sudo or were
otherwise logged in as the mythtv user first?  IMHO, that's the better way
to do it, rather than running as yourself and having to add yourself to
additional groups to make it work properly.

Cheers, Ian
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