[mythtv-users] Niggly startup problem after rebuild (Ubuntu Feisty)

John Veness John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk
Sun Aug 12 17:16:16 UTC 2007

Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
> Now I have my rebuild to a certain point I have this annoying issue. I 
> have mythbackend running from an init script but right after booting 
> mythfrontend says it cannot connect. I check ps -A and there is 
> mythbackend, happy as larry. To get the frontend to actually find the 
> backend I have to restart the backend. After that everything is fine 
> until the next reboot.
> Can anyone such a reason why this is happening or a possible fix to the 
> problem?
> Cheers
> Bruce

Does the frontend connect if you leave the backend running and restart 
the frontend? On my machine, I find that I have to 'sleep 4' before 
running the frontend, otherwise it won't find the backend.


John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T

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