[MythDora] MythDora 4 Final

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Jun 13 03:08:40 CEST 2007

On Jun 10, 2007, at 09:49, Dennis Hand wrote:

>> /storage/recordings/nfslockfile.lock: Permission denied
>> Unable to open lockfile!
>> Be sure that '/storage/recordings' exists and that both
>> the directory and that file are writeable by this user.
>> Segmentation fault
>> [mythtv at mediacenter ~]$
>> That raises some questions.  The lockfile is currently owned by root,
>> while the directories are owned by user mythtv.
>> Who normally owns mythbackend, mythtv or root?  If mythtv, how could
>> root get to own the lockfile?
>> What's going on with the segmentation fault?  And FWIW, I'm  
>> running an
>> i686 P4 with hyperthreading.
> I believe mythbackend has to be run as root. Thats why your seeing
> this error message.
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/95604#95604

Yes, the initscript runs the backend as root. If you've run it as  
root, subsequent attempts to run it as non-root are likely to fail.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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