[mythtv] Recording/scheduling thread dying?

David Engel gigem at comcast.net
Tue May 2 18:48:19 UTC 2006

On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 09:51:17AM -0400, Tom Lichti wrote:
> What happens to me is that usually around a program change, or when a 
> couple of programs start recording, the backend just goes away. It's 
> still running, and still recording, but the frontend cannot connect to 
> the backend. If I stop and start the daemon, it will pickup and start 
> recording again, and then the frontend can connect. What can I do to 
> help debug this?

Sounds like a deadlock or infinite loop.  Does top show one process or
thread taking up all of the CPU?  You'll probably run the backend
under gdb and create a backtrace if the problem occurs again.

David Engel
gigem at comcast.net

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