[mythtv-users] mythbackend crashes / watchdog

mythgnomer at rowelab.com mythgnomer at rowelab.com
Mon Feb 16 18:53:58 EST 2004

If the tire on your car blows out, why bother changing it until you've
reported it to firestone?

-----Original Message-----
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Bruce Markey
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 4:42 PM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] mythbackend crashes / watchdog

Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 01:10:26PM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
>>On Monday 16 February 2004 07:44 am, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>>>Hi all,
>>>Has anyone developed a script which would start mythbackend and 
>>>automatically restart it when it crashes? And keeps the coredumps?
>>That's a _much_ better idea than getting backtraces and reporting them 
> Thanks for your sarcasm. I want the coredumps kept so that I can 
> generate those backtraces and report the problems.

Did you have any particular year in mind?

>  And I want Myth restarted
> after it crashes because I want to use it too.

If the backend crashes, the recording would be broken into multiple parts.
Wouldn't it make more sense to follow these


and post to get a solution rather than post to ask for a script to ignore
the problem?

I look forward to reading the contrived counter-arguments ;-).

--  bjm

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