[mythtv-users] Strange MythBackend troubles

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Tue Dec 6 23:51:24 EST 2005

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.
> The other strange issue is that the tuner on the slave backend does 
> not seem to be recognized ever.  I haven't looked into this too 
> extensively, since I rarely need to record more than one show at a 
> time, but may spend some time on it this week.  It also appears that 
> when I watch live TV on the slave box, it's using the tuner from the 
> master box, not the local tuner. 
> Any ideas?

Do you often leave your frontend on the Watch Recordings screen for long 
periods of time?


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