[mythtv-users] Re: Strange MythBackend troubles

Mike Frisch mfrisch at isurfer.ca
Tue Dec 6 16:49:24 EST 2005

On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 11:26:44PM -0800, Jeff Clemens wrote:
>    So occasionally, my master backend gets into a strange state.   I have a
>    frontend and a backend running on each of 2 boxes.  The master backend
>    occasionally gets into a state where the frontend will report that the
>    backend is down when trying some things (like deleting a recording for
>    instance), but other menu items that use the backend work fine.  When it's
>    in this state, neither frontend works correctly.
>    /sbin/service mythbackend restart fixes the problem temporarily.

I cannot offer much other than to say the same thing happens regularly
to me.  I cannot predict when it will happen but it happens somewhat
frequently.  It is as if the frontend loses track of the backend.

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