[mythtv] Ticket #6905: mythbackend hangs while recording

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Mon Sep 14 12:01:37 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 10:04:13AM -0400, David Asher wrote:
> On Aug 26, 2009, at 10:25 PM, MythTV wrote:
>> FYI It's not completely fixed yet, but it should now recover within a
>> couple minutes. I'll ref #6516 when I commit the last of the  
>> mythsocket
>> fixes.
> Oh, also, the recent hang was not just for a couple of minutes.  The new 
> recording portion of mythbackend did not start a 7am recording, and I 
> checked at 8:40am, so it was non-responsive for at least 1 hour 40 
> minutes.
> From the backtrace it looks like there are a LOT of threads waiting on 
> mysql queries.  a bunch of them are probably mythtv-status cron jobs.

That makes me wonder if you are hitting your mysql connection limit.


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