[mythtv-users] Mythbackend.log stops getting written to after logrotate

Chris Edwards chris.edwards at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 12:10:21 UTC 2005

On 6/27/05, Phill Edwards <philledwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Are you using the copytruncate option in the logrotate entry for mythtv?
> No I haven't been so I will give that a go. Thanks for the suggestion.
> My mythbackend file for logrotate now looks like this:
> /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log {
>     notifempty
>     missingok
>     copytruncate
>     compress
>     compresscmd /usr/bin/bzip2
>     uncompresscmd /usr/bin/bunzip2
>     compressext .bz2
>     weekly
> }
> Does this look right?

That looks alright to me. I haven't set it up since I reinstalled my
mythtv box, so I don't have a working one to give as an example.

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