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VDR - how can I see the VDR log output ?
« on: March 08, 2009, 12:11:39 am »
HI,

normally one can redirect the output of VDR to a logfile, but it does not seem to work with the runvdr on Linuxmce.

I tried changing the ">/dev/null" to ">/tmp/vdr.log" in runvdr but that only gave me an empty file. also giving VDR "-v 3" did not help. Is that somehow disabled ?

That would help me alot trying to find out why VDR is not working. At the moment I can only guess  :(

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Re: VDR - how can I see the VDR log output ?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2009, 11:37:15 am »
HI,

normally one can redirect the output of VDR to a logfile, but it does not seem to work with the runvdr on Linuxmce.

I tried changing the ">/dev/null" to ">/tmp/vdr.log" in runvdr but that only gave me an empty file. also giving VDR "-v 3" did not help. Is that somehow disabled ?

That would help me alot trying to find out why VDR is not working. At the moment I can only guess  :(

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Try tail -f /var/log/messages in a Konsole session...

Then use /etc/init.d/vdr start in another Konsole session and watch the messages log to see whats happening.

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Re: VDR - how can I see the VDR log output ?
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2009, 09:49:45 pm »
Hi Andrew,

thanks for showing me the right direction :) it is in /var/syslog

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