[mythtv] Possibility of adding a watchdog?

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Fri Aug 29 11:14:43 EDT 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org]On Behalf Of Chris Petersen
> Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 9:08 PM
> To: Development of mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv] Possibility of adding a watchdog?
> > If you're that worried about it, put it in a shell script with
> a while (1)
> > loop.  No need for a watchdog daemon.
> I agree here.  Just do something like mysql does to make sure that the
> backend stays up.  No need for a daemon, a shell script would be plenty.
> But it *would* be nice to get something like this put into the main tree
> so there is an official safe_mythbackend script that sysV init scripts
> from the various distros can interact with.

Hear, hear!  I keep meaning to put something together for this, but I never
seem to get around to it....


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