[mythtv] RE:Mythbackend crashes

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Tue May 13 11:31:38 EDT 2003

On Tuesday 13 May 2003 10:10 am, Bryan Mayland wrote:
> >  I've tried to change these variables and still have the same problem.
> > Mythbackend crashes, and when I recompile with debug it runs for hours.
> > Anybody have any other ideas?
> I've been experimenting with the same problem.  I think I /may/ have
> found the culprit, but I'm still trying to narrow down exactly where it
> is.  Try compiling up a release version, then go into your database and:
> UPDATE settings SET data = '0' WHERE value = 'MaxTranscoders';
> This will effectively disable the transcoding thread.  I've been running
> live tv for 2 hours now with no crash yet.  If it runs all day, I'll try
> to narrow down the problem in the transcode thread loop.

I've also disabled the transcode thread completely in the CVS tree as of last 


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