[mythtv-users] mythvidexport failing on move to mounted windows share

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Sat Sep 16 15:34:35 UTC 2017

On Sep 16, 2017 9:49 AM, "Stephen Worthington" <stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz>

On Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:56:51 -0400, you wrote:

>Was having some disk issues so temporarily set up a windows share as a
>video storage group. This is the fstab entry for the share, was trying
>different permissions, but this is the last one I've tried. Open to
>// /media/windowsshare  cifs
>0  0
>When I try to run mythvidexport  (which has worked before the windows
>share) I get:
>Sep 16 08:45:46 buster mythbackend: mythbackend[2456]: I UserJob_52880
>jobqueue.cpp:2409 (DoUserJobThread) JobQueue: Started Export TV Episode to
>Videos for "America's Got Talent":"Semi Finals Results 2" recorded from
>channel 2021 at 2017-09-13T23:59:00Z
>Sep 16 08:45:47 buster mythbackend: mythbackend[2456]: I ProcessRequest
>mainserver.cpp:1446 (HandleAnnounce) MainServer::ANN Monitor
>Sep 16 08:45:47 buster mythbackend: mythbackend[2456]: I ProcessRequest
>mainserver.cpp:1448 (HandleAnnounce) adding: buster as a client (events: 0)
>Sep 16 08:45:47 buster mythbackend: mythbackend[2456]: E UserJob_52880
>jobqueue.cpp:2444 (DoUserJobThread) JobQueue: User Job
>'/usr/share/mythtv/mythvidexport.py --verbose --seekdata --delete 52880'
>Where should I be looking next? Thanks!

You probably need to fix the permissions at the Windows end.  I am
using this to do my database backups to my Windows 7 box:

// /mnt/savaidh/ldrive cifs
soft,username=stephen1,password=password  0 0

I do not have any problems with it.  But the LDRIVE share on Windows 7
is set for "Full Control" by "Everyone".  And the stephen1 user is an

The user isn't an administrator but I do have the everyone setting. So many
magic incantations.
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