[mythtv-users] 2 short questions.
rbsteffes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 22:05:09 UTC 2004
On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 17:03:29 -0400, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Ryan Steffes wrote:
> >On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:09:29 -0400, Tom Dombrosky <tbdombrosky at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>I think those processes are the multiple threads that mythbackend
> >>uses. I wouldn't kill them just to be safe.
> It almost definitely is. (You're running Linux 2.4, right?)
> >>For the frontend you don't need X either. Do a search on the mailing
> >>list for directfb and qte.
> >This is possibly true, but unlikely.
> Actually, extremely likely...
> >What flavor of linux are you
> >using? ps should only show processes unless used with the various
> >thread options (-L -T -m H m) but that doesn't, of course, force it
> >always to be that way in linux. Try:
> >ps m aux|grep mythbackend
> >It should show you if those are associated threads.
> See http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/89433#89433 . In
> a little while, you'll see the response beneath it that says why the
> response that says that I'm wrong is wrong. Also note that "ps m aux"
> does not work properly for the same reason that the response that says
> I'm wrong is wrong.
> Wow. The list's being down caused at least three separate threads
> discussing this topic (one was a repost because the first posting didn't
> come through, but there are two completely distinct threads from
> different users going on at the same time about this behavior--which has
> existed in *all* flavors of Linux throughout its history and was only
> recently corrected with Linux 2.6).
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I saw that. I have to plead guilty, but in fairness, I DID ask what
distrobution he was running. How many current large distro's still
default to 2.4? I confess though, it's weaseling, I assumed because
it was fixed in 2.6 that he'd be RUNNING 2.6 because only fools and
sysadmins run 2.4! /duck
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