[mythtv-users] No backend on boot

Trey Boudreau trey at treysoft.com
Thu Feb 9 19:17:52 UTC 2006

On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 02:00:14PM -0500, Intense Red wrote:
>  > I use mythtv on an Ubuntu (Breezy) machine.  I can not get
>  > mythbackend  to  start  at boot. Does anyone know how I can fix this?
>    I have the same problem, but have only briefly looked at the /etc/init.d 
> shell script (which looks normal).  The problem seems to occur only at boot.  
> After boot, ssh'ing into the box and running the same script works fine.  
> I've been meaning to look more deeply at this, but haven't found the time.
The --pidfile flag to mythbackend causes it to look for the .mythtv
directory (and mysql.txt) in the same directory as it places the
pidfile.  If you have changed the mysql.txt file in some way from the
defaults, it may fail to contact the database and silently exit.

-- Trey

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