[mythtv-users] commercial detection causing backend to stop

James L. Paul james at mauiguru.com
Tue Aug 24 14:25:03 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 24 August 2004 02:12, David George wrote:
> On 8/23/2004 4:01 PM, James L. Paul wrote:
> >had the backend die a half dozen times or so. When I restart it, it dies
> >again after starting commercial flagging. If I delete the program being
> >flagged or turn off commercial detection, it stops dying.
> >
> >
> > I don't have an answer, but I have the same problem. In the past month
> > I've
> What version of Myth are you running?
> If it is 0.15.1 or CVS before Aug 18th, is the last line in
> mythbackend.log (assuming you started mythbackend with the --logfile
> option) avformat error -1?  If so, this has been fixed in CVS on the 18th.

I'm running CVS from July 18. I'm running 'mythbackend -d" from a command 
line. I haven't seen any line like "avformat error -1" (or any other error) 
when the backend dies, it silently exits as far as the log on command line 

> If you are running CVS after the 18th, run mythbackend from the command
> line and type 'echo $?' after it exits and tell us what the exit value
> is (many thanks to Daniel for the unique exit numbers :-) ).

Next time it happens I'll do as you suggest. Thanks for the input!

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> David
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