[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase failing

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 01:52:16 UTC 2021

On 1/30/21 7:40 PM, Mary Strimel wrote:


> Narrowing the issue, I found that I am able to get listings if I run mythfilldatabase as regular user mary, but I get the Schedules Direct
> lineup error if I run it as user mythtv. I thought the grabber was supposed to be used and configured as user mythtv though, and
> mythfilldatabase run as that user also. What should I do? Is there a way to tell mythtv to run mythfilldatabase as a regular user?
> I compared the FIOS.xmltv files under /home/mary and /home/mythtv. I thought I'd caught the issue when I noticed that the first file had both
> lineups listed (OTA and cable) and the second had only the cable lineup. But when I conformed the files to make the second match the first, I
> still get the error when I run mythfilldatabase as user mythtv. this sounds crazy but is it possible that user mythtv is not able to create the
> required /tmp file for that lineup.

See if this explains things. It's only the files for XMLTV, don't
remove all other files (someone did so I have to add this.)



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