[mythtv] Mythbackend crashes when looking at status page...

Chris Dos chris at chrisdos.com
Thu Dec 21 20:43:34 UTC 2006

Søren Dalsgaard wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't know if this is the right forum to post this, but here goes anyway.
> My server is running gentoo linux with mythbackend version 0.20_p12288
> and the frontend is on my laptop running the same version of mythtv.
> When I try to go to the information center to get info on the backend
> server I am informed that there is no contact with the backend and true
> enough, mythbackend has stopped.
> This does *not* happen when I check the status using mythweb.
> I will try to update to version 0.20_p12288-r1 later today but right now
> my backend is recording and I don't want to interrupt it.
> If this is fixed in the svn repository I would like to apologize. Is
> there anywhere I can check the ChangeLog for mythbackend and find out
> what is being fixed?

I've had this happen to me when I had tuner card that was configured in
mythtv-setup that I had pulled out to do testing in another machine.  Clearing
out all the tuner cards in mythtv-setup and creating them again fixed the
problem for me.


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