[mythtv-users] Re: Strange MythBackend troubles
mythtv-users at fastdruid.co.uk
Tue Dec 6 17:24:53 EST 2005
On Tue, 2005-12-06 at 16:49 -0500, Mike Frisch wrote:
> 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.
I think this is what has happened to me on a few occasions, the backend
has stopped recording, the status page works still works but the
frontend won't play but lists all the shows etc.
Again a rcmythbackend restart fixed but I didn't discover exactly why it
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