[mythtv] Bizarre Problem
mdz at debian.org
Tue Aug 5 23:32:26 EDT 2003
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 07:16:33PM -0400, Keir Christian Lauritzen wrote:
> Maybe this should go to myth-users, but it seems odd enough to involve
> developers. I was trying to open my recording this morning, but
> mythfrontend kept
> closing and saying killed in my console. I did an strace and when it
> would crash it
> said +++ killed by SIGKILL +++. Tonight when I came home it was working
> as normal except when I try to browse over a listing it does the same
> thing. I can't delete the file because that crashes to over it. The
> program, Larry King Live, was the last program recorded last night. So
> that listing is killing the program.
> Any idea what this is?
It is receiving a SIGKILL signal from some external source; mythtv doesn't
kill itself this way. Check syslog and/or dmesg and see if it is running
out of memory; the kernel will kill large processes in desperation if it
runs out of memory.
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