[mythtv-users] Status check/monitoring of mythbackend

Ismo Tanskanen ismot at telemail.fi
Thu Dec 6 17:37:08 UTC 2007

On Dec 6, 2007 7:56 AM, Ismo Tanskanen <ismot> wrote:

>  Is there a way to check status of mythbackend reliable?
>  My backend (svn) crashes sometimes and misses recordings. This
>  fortunately happens quite seldom.
>  I'm monitoring it with monit, but it does not seem to allways notice
>  that backend is crashed. Or it is not "crashed" completely, I can see
>  activity on mythbackend.log, for example eit scanning and expiring
>  programs. But livetv, mythweb or recordings does not work without
>  restarting. I assume that some part of backend is crashed but not all.
>  This behavior started after few svn updates, earlier it crashed
>  completely, so it was easy to monitor it and restart.
>  Would be nice if there's software/script available to check status of
>  backend internal "modules" functionality, and restart it if not
>  responding correctly. I think monit has not capabilities to that.
>  Unfortunately I don't have skills to do that myself.
>  - Kane
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Thanks. It took a little time to get it work on fedora, but now it seems 
ok. Let's see how it performs

- Kane

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