[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #10236: Systemd Mythbackend startup does not check for existing process

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Thu Jan 5 03:38:24 UTC 2012

On 01/04/2012 12:01 PM, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 10:58 AM, R. G. Newbury<newbury at mandamus.org>  wrote:
>> On 01/04/2012 11:04 AM, Richard Shaw wrote:
>>> Yes, at least for RPM Fusion, the sysv init script (and as of Fedora
>>> 16, the systemd service file) are provided by the package, not from
>>> upstream.
>>> Richard
>> Just to be clear, are you saying that those files are provided by the
>> rpmfusion packager and NOT by Fedora?
> Well, either way they would not be provided by Fedora since MythTV is
> not eligible to live within Fedora, but yes, they are provided by the
> packager.
>> In which case, where did mine come from??? As noted, I have never used
>> atrpms or rpmfusion for myth...
> Hmm.. not sure. Could you have followed some wiki/instructions some
> time ago that had you create (or download) one?
> Richard

Now that I have taken a look at the mythbox, I remember that there were 
files provided in the 'contrib' folder which were to be copied to 
/etc/sysconfig and /etc/rc.d/init.d for mythbackend. There were versions 
for both fedora and ubuntu. These extras have disappeared from the 
master download...

Which leaves us no further ahead at this point. Thanks for jogging my 


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