[mythtv-users] Backend quits functioning

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Mon May 29 23:43:28 UTC 2006

On 5/29/06, William Powers <wepprop at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
> >    Thanks, but it's not so easy.
> >
> >    It's a huge job to upgrade here. I've got a back-end machine with
> > two tuners and then 5 separate frontend machines accessing it. Since
> > the Myth devs decided that frontends and backends must match versions
> > it's too many machines to deal with all at once. I have a wife and kid
> > watching these things daily. It goes down and I'm in trouble! No
> > thanks!
> >
> >    Possibly in July I'll get a break as they go off on vacation. Until
> > then I'm stuck.
> >
> >    I'll hold out some hope that 0.19 fixes this crash problem.
> First, please don't get the idea that 0.19 is a panacea for all
> problems.  I ran 0.18.1 for 8 months without a single hiccup but after 3
> months on several versions of 0.19 and subs, I'd go back to 0.18.1 in a
> heartbeat if I could.  Unfortunately I waited so long to decide I wanted
> to, that it was no longer easy to do so.

Believe me - I don't!

Thanks for the info on how you're doing the upgrades. Helpful. Since
my network is all Gentoo it's all built from source.


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