[mythtv-users] mythbackend pid

Wade Maxfield mythtv at hotblack.co.nz
Thu Jul 5 11:31:10 UTC 2007

>Well we seem to back to the original question because when I launch
>mythbackend there is no PID file in /var/run so I "assume" that monit
>can''t monitor something that doesn't exist, hence my problem...
>Would using just the response from port 6544 work?
>Will the devs be adding back the PID file for mythbackend?

How are you launching mythbackend?  On my machine it's handled 
ultimately via /etc/rc.d/init.d/mythbackend
and it has the option sin there on creating the pid.

However with monit, the pid is a nice to have, and the network status 
port should be enough to get you going.

  - Wade

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