[mythtv-users] Logging doesn't work

Enno Middelberg enno.middelberg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 17 17:42:58 UTC 2017

2017-09-17 18:51 GMT+02:00 Peter Bennett <cats22 at comcast.net>:
> Normally you should use /usr/bin/mythbackend --syslog local7

Great, that at least puts the messages into the syslog. Thanks!

> Then in order to put the log into /var/log/mythtv, there should be a file in
> /etc/rsyslog.d with rules for logging, otherwise the log will be mixed into
> /var/log/syslog with other system messages. Those rules look something like
> this:

There is a file with relevant contents /etc/rsyslog.d/mythtv.conf. But
when I explicitly tell the backend to write to the syslog, won't this
bypass this file?

Anyway, I can now go on with my feeble debugging efforts.



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