[mythtv] Myth Backend Monitor
edward.allen at whiterunkle.com
Wed Mar 3 19:16:40 EST 2004
I have written a small perl program that checks to see if mythbackend
is running properly once every minute. It connects to the backend and
grabs a schedule. If the connection times out or if the scheduler is
blank, it assumes that something is wrong. If it fails 3 times in a
row, it restarts the backened.
It is designed to run using DJB's daemontools
(http://cr.yp.to/daemontools.html). It assumes mythtv is also running
I feel sort of dirty writing this (the backend should not be that
unstable), but it seems to work. Some areas of this script can use
revision. For example, it currently uses curl to grab the status (if
you ask it to). Any comments would be more than welcome. I am not a
Also, at the end of the script is an early draft of MythTV.pm, a module
for working with MythTV.
If there is interest in this script or MythTV.pm, please let me know.
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