[mythtv-users] Backend Watchdog??

Dave Ansell dave at theansells.com
Tue Jan 23 19:37:03 UTC 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kenan Ezal" <sbmythtv at cox.net>
To: <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2007 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Backend Watchdog??

<<    My only issue is that the backend service occasionally dies for no
aparent reason.  This has been the case in every incarnation to date,
whatever I try.   It doesnt happen often, but enought to be annoying and
reduce WAF etc. >>

I was having a similar problem (although much more frequently) until last 
weekend when I discovered the file system I was using for my recordings 
(XFS) was not stable with my hardware. I switched to ext3 and everything 
works great now. See:


Hope it helps.

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Interesting.    I am using XFS for the video partition and ext3 for OS and 
database.   This seems in line with the recommendations unless I have missed 

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