[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend (and X11) dying...

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Sep 6 17:07:07 UTC 2007

On Sep 6, 2007, at 9:59 AM, clemens at dwf.com wrote:

> Im running Fedora6, updated to the present date, and MythTV,  
> updated to 4Sep.
> Ive found that over the last few weeks, if I leave 'Live TV' runing  
> overnight,
> when I come in in the morning, the screen is BLACK.
> Trying to revive it ( <ESC>  (Mythtv), or <CTL> <ALT> <BKSP> (X11),
> nothing happens.
> If I go to another machine and ssh into mythtv-fe, the Frontend  
> machine, I find
> that neither mythfrontend, nor X11 is running.  I can restart  
> things at that
> point by
> doing a 'startx' and then restarting 'mythfrontend'.
> My question is, do others see this behaviour?
> I dont remember it happening in the past (more than a month ago...)

You're probably not going to get anyone saying they see this since I  
can't imagine anyone leaves their LiveTV running overnight. :) Do you  
have any log output that might indicate what happened? Start the  
frontend from a terminal window and see if it throws errors before it  

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