[mythtv-users] backend won't record - MYTH_PROTO_VERSION problems

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Dec 1 13:57:38 EST 2005

Mark Knecht wrote:

>   I take care of two back end machine. One is here at my place, the
>other is remote. At the remote location mythbackend has stopped making
>recordings. When I run the frontend in a terminal I see this:
>2005-12-01 09:29:28.705 ReadStringList timeout (quick).
>2005-12-01 09:29:28.705 Unexpected response to MYTH_PROTO_VERSION:
>error querying master in ProgramList::FromScheduler
>2005-12-01 09:30:13.320 Connecting to backend server:
>(try 1 of 5)
>2005-12-01 09:30:33.328 ReadStringList timeout (quick).
>2005-12-01 09:30:33.329 Unexpected response to MYTH_PROTO_VERSION:
>error resceduling id 77 in ScheduledRecording::signalChange
>2005-12-01 09:30:33.333 Connecting to backend server:
>   Browsing around I found a common reason is a mixed frontend/backend
>setup. Mine are not. Both the fronend and backend are 0.18.1.
I highly recommend digging deeper.  Are they really 0.18.1 (perhaps one 
is 0.18-fixes SVN).  If a combined frontend/backend, check your paths 
(perhaps you have one version is /usr/local and another is /usr).


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