[mythtv] LiveTV continues recording after Fronend dies

Jochen Kühner jochen.kuehner at gmx.de
Mon Dec 12 03:16:44 EST 2005

i have a problem with a few recordings...

at the moment all the recordings wich i do  on channel mtv (dvb, astra) let 
my frontend crash if i select them in the recordings window (i do not play 
them, they still crash on selecting)

any ideas???

im looking for a logfile in the evening
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kim Wall" <kim at ductilebiscuit.net>
To: "Development of mythtv" <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 7:20 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv] LiveTV continues recording after Fronend dies

> Jon Whitear wrote:
>> Unfortunately, when I do so, the backend doesn't seem to realise that the
>> frontend has gone away, and merrily continues to record that channel 
>> until
>> told to stop (by restarting the backend process.) This is with SVN 8230.
> On a related note, using 0.18.1, I note that when a frontend process dies 
> (segfaults, or the box is shut down uncleanly) the backend never becomes 
> idle, presumably as it thinks a frontend is still connected, so fails to 
> automatically shut down.
> Kim.
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