[mythtv] [Feature request] Startup delay

Ben de Luca bend at bedel.mine.nu
Fri Nov 19 07:06:34 UTC 2004

That would be a complete waste of time ? learn to use the startup 
scripts on your system instead?

On 19/11/2004, at 5:46 PM, Neil Whelchel wrote:

> Hello,
> I am using mythbackend on a dedicated machine and I am starting it 
> along
> with the database from iniitab. While this does manage to work, there 
> is a
> small problem; The database takes alot longer to start than mythbackend
> does. So the result is mythbackend respawning several times before the
> database comes up. I have corrected this by calling mythbackend from a
> shell script which looks something like:
> #!/bin/bash
> sleep 5
> exec mythbackend
> A much cleaner answer would be to add a command line switch to 
> mythbackend
> to make it sleep for a specified time before attempting to connect to 
> the
> database... Or for all that matter sleep before doing anything...
> Any thoughts?
> -Neil Whelchel-
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