[mythtv-users] Multiple commercial flagging tasks causing Mythbackend to die

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Mon Sep 17 14:23:56 UTC 2007

On 9/17/07, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, a question for the list, I'm sure its user error somehow but when I stop
> Mythbackend from the command line by using CTL-C and I look in the process
> list it's listed as "sleeping" and seems to not go-away. This is on an
> Ubuntu FE/BE is there a correct way to stop a process that is running from
> the command line that will get rid of all the threads? Could I modify the
> script to include some sort of terminate or kill process to get rid of
> anything left over?

As far as I know, a 'kill -TERM <pid>' is the best method.  The TERM
signal is supposed to tell the application to exit gracefully...
although I suppose it's really up to the signal handler in the program

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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