[vdr] Changing location of /srv/vdr

Andreas Mueller mailinglists at andreas-mueller.com
Fri Jun 8 12:11:49 CEST 2007


Chris Matchett wrote:
> I am running vdr on Fedora Core 6 and found that I couldn't start vdr
> as a service.
>
> I believe the problem is the fact that the default directory for vdr
> is /srv/vdr which doesn't exist and causes the service to hang. How
> do I change this default so vdr runs as a service?

from man 8 vdr:
-v dir, --video=dir 
              Use dir as video directory.  The default is /srv/vdr. 

If you are using the RPM provided by Fedora Extras, you can change this 
in /etc/sysconfig/vdr, there should be a line starting with 
VDR_OPTIONS.

But why don't you just create /srv/vdr?

Andreas.



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