[RDD] Cannot import audio nor delete carts: Audio Converter Error/Unable to delete audio

Gregg Wonderly gergg at cox.net
Mon Jan 28 10:38:23 EST 2013

What do you see in /var/log log files?  If you look under the http logs and access_log and error_log, there should be something revealing there I'd think.

Gregg Wonderly

On Jan 28, 2013, at 9:09 AM, Andreas Grommek <agrommek at web.de> wrote:

> Hi Wayne & Alessio,
> thanks for your replies! After a reboot my system was very unresponsive.
> It turned out that caed and rdcatchd were hogging the CPU with their
> real-time scheduling priorities and I had to figure out how to throttle
> them first. For the notes:
> sudo schedtool -N -n 0 $(cat /var/run/rivendell/caed.pid)
> $(var/run/rivendell/rdcatchd.pid)
> forces those daemons to use more polite scheduling. Of course I only do
> this on my old test system (an old single-core Celereon at 2.6 GHz), I
> would not do that on my production machine(s)! :-)
> But back to my initial problem:
> Yes, the permissions on /var/snd are set to 775. And I can get see the
> web interface at I still get the
> same errors: "Audio Converter Error" when importing audio (both with
> rdlibrary and rdimport) and "Unable to delete Audio" when trying to
> delete a cart.
> Running rdlibrary from the command line did not help either. The program
> is totally quiet in that respect.
> Any further ideas? I am sure this is only some tiny trivial permission
> bit not set somewhere. But I have no idea where to look for it... any
> hints for me?
> Thanks in advance!
> Andreas
> On 2013-01-23 14:14, Alessio Elmi wrote:
>> It would be a nice idea to have something more 'verbose' in that error
>> message window..
>> A good tip would be run rdlibrary from terminal and see if it says
>> something more...
>> Alessio
>> 2013/1/23 Wayne Merricks <waynemerricks at thevoiceasia.com>:
>>> This is usually a permissions and/or apache problem.
>>> First of all check that apache is serving the rivendell pages:
>>> http://localhost/rd-bin/addcart.html
>>> If you get a 404 you haven't added the rd-bin.conf to apache conf.d.
>>> If you get a page, check that /var/snd has the right permissions. I
>>> think I normally use 775 as the permissions but that does leave it
>>> pretty open so test with that and then lock it down until it breaks.
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