[mythtv-users] Frontend hangs and loses conneciton to backend

Thatcher Ulrich tu at tulrich.com
Thu Oct 21 17:21:01 UTC 2004

On Oct 20, 2004 at 07:17 -0400, Jon Kunze wrote:
> This problem just started recently, and possibly started after I
> upgraded to the ivtv 107zz drivers.
> It seems that after my myth box has been up and running for a few
> hours, and I try to delete a recording after i'm finished watching,
> the frontend hangs for about 30 secones after I select the delete
> confirmation. About 30 seconds later, the message comes up that the
> front end has lost contact with the back end. The only thing I've
> found to remedy this problem, is to reboot the system. This has made
> using myth quitte troublesome. Can anyone guide me inthe right
> direction to find out what is causing this problem? Is there a log
> file that will help? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have
> also noticed that the system sometimes locks up when I go to the
> status page in mythweb.
> The system I'm using is a frontend/backend combo with 2 pvr-250s
> installed running Fedora Core 2, from Jarod's guide.

Also check your free disk space.  I saw something like this recently
and it turned out my disk was full.  I had to delete some video files

Thatcher Ulrich

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