[mythtv] Possibility of adding a watchdog?

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Thu Aug 28 18:52:10 EDT 2003

On Thursday 28 August 2003 05:45 pm, Reza Naima wrote:
> I'm still having crashing issues, and I was wondering if there would be
> any arguments against having a 3rd process started  to act as a
> watchdog.. basically, it would query the mythbackend via it's tcp ctrl
> ports to verify that it's up and restart it if it's not responding.  The
> same would apply to mythfrontend, but we'll need to add support for it
> to listen to a tcp socket and respond.
> Any thoughs/objections?

Yes.  It's always better to fix the source of the bug, and not bandaid it.  
Since you can't get gdb working on your distribution, I'd suggest switching 
to another distro.


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