The MythTV port: mythfilldatabase fails

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Thu Mar 22 06:10:57 UTC 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 23:13:06 -0400
Joe Auty <joe at> wrote:

> 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?

No. I forgot to say: my mythbackend *is* running as root, it starts
mythfilldatabase as root, and the grabber tries to open
That is the real reason why this problem exists. My solution points the
grabber to it config file, without messing with $HOME or other tricks.
Torfinn Ingolfsen

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