[mythtv] Two Bugs in Mythtv v0.11 & Two Usability Requests
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Wed Aug 27 18:47:33 EDT 2003
I'm looking for a clean way to restart the frontend in case of crash.
Could you indicate me how you did it?
Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
>On Tuesday 26 August 2003 20:16, thor wrote:
>>On Tuesday 26 August 2003 07:00 pm, Todd Greene wrote:
>>>(1) The frontend hangs or crashes if the backend is not running. It
>>>would be nice if the frontend detected the backend being down, and gave a
>>>nice error message. (I also noticed that the backend is crashing more in
>>>0.11, but I haven't figured out when yet).
>> Hmmm .... define "hangs or crashes"? All modules work fine even if the
>>backend is never started, except (of course) for core TV stuff. If you try
>>to watch actual TV without starting a backend, you should get a message
>>along the lines of:
>> Could not connect to backend server
>I get something similar... if I go into the 'Watch Recordings' screen and
>mythbackend isn't running, the frontend exits/crashes. No real biggie for
>me, since my frontend will auto restart. However, it would look cleaner if
>this put up an error screen instead.
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