The MythTV port: mythfilldatabase fails

Joe Auty joe at netmusician.org
Thu Mar 22 03:13:12 UTC 2007


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I've noticed that my MySQL consumes a lot more CPU with this option
enabled, although my Mythbackend is running as root so I'm not sure if
this is the same problem.

Is a file in /root/.mythtv necessary for this option to work properly?



Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> Hello.
> 
> After setting up MythTV on my FreeBSD machine, I activated automatic
> mythfilldatabase runs from mythfronted, "Utilities / Setup", Setup,
> General, and the last setup screen.
> 
> I didn't change any paramaters there at first, amd found out that
> automatic mythfilldatabase runs would fail constantly. Running
> mythfilldatabase manually as the 'mythtv' user worked every time.
> I'm using the xmltv grabber (tv_grab_no) since we don't have Datadirect
> here.
> 
> The solution was to add this in the "mythfilldatabase Arguments" field:
> --graboptions "--config-file /home/mythtv/.mythtv/TV.xmltv"
> 
> notice that the grabber options are quoted.
> Why "TV.xmltv"? Because my input is named "TV".
> 
> HTH


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Joe Auty
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