[mythtv-users] Random mythbackend exits

Peter Schachte schachte at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Fri Jul 27 03:32:17 UTC 2007

Phil Figgins wrote:

> My current "fix" when the wife & kids say "the tv's broke again" is to fire
> up TeraTerm and run "/etc/init.d/mythbackend restart". The stop of the
> mythbackend service fails each time since it's already dead.

I can't help you with the random backend crashes (I've got a similar problem,
and haven't been able to track it down either).  But I suggest installing monit
to restart the backend when it crashes.  See


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