MacPorts MythTV

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at
Thu Sep 27 14:34:06 PDT 2012

What is the path to your storage locations?  I have an external drive 
dedicated to Myth.  Path is /Volumes/Theatre/Mythical for the 
recording files, /Volumes/Theatre/MythVidSupport for banners and 
fanart, etc.

At 5:11 PM -0400 9/27/12, Monty Lewis wrote:
>That's cool! I didn't know about the webserver.
>And it showed me what the errors are (I think):
>2012-09-27 17:07:42.828290 E  SG(Default): Unable to find any 
>Storage Group Directories.  Using hardcoded default value of 
>2012-09-27 17:07:44.794495 E  SG(Default): Unable to find any 
>Storage Group Directories.  Using hardcoded default value of 
>2012-09-27 17:07:44.806523 E  ProgramInfo(1726_20120927165900.mpg): 
>GetPlaybackURL: '1726_20120927165900.mpg' should be local, but it 
>can not be found.
>But I did enter storage directories into the setup and I see them in 
>the database... Do you know what this could be?
>Thanks again, Monty
>On Sep 27, 2012, at 5:05 PM, Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at> wrote:
>>  Glad it is working now.  Just for interest, which Mac model and OS
>>  version are you running.  What tuner(s)?  Using antenna or a cableco?
>>  What kind of recording rule have you set up?  Record at any time on
>>  any channel is usually the best option.  The backend log should
>>  indicate why a recording failed.  Look around the time the recording
>>  was supposed to start.
>>  Did you know the backend has a mini web server built in?  The address
>>  for mine is -- obviously you need to
>>  substitute the ip address of your backend machine.  With it, you can
>>  quickly check what your tuners are currently doing, see upcoming
>>  scheduled recordings, and any jobs that the backend is running.  See
>>  Information>Backend Status.  Some of the other bits are experimental
>>  (HLS) or not functional (Hardware Profile) on the Mac, though.
>>  Craig
>>  At 4:42 PM -0400 9/27/12, Monty Lewis wrote:
>>>  Craig, Thanks! That new install worked and MythFrontend runs as
>>>  expected. I just have one problem to figure out. I'm not getting any
>>>  recordings and I'm not finding any error messages anywhere.

Craig Treleaven, CA -- Clearview Consulting
(905) 829-2054  ctreleaven at

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