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

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 13:32:48 UTC 2007

On 9/19/07, Steve Skarda <steveskarda at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/18/07, A JM <vbtalent at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks Steve that's helpful I might give monit a shot again.
> >
> > Ryan, since I compile from SVN where would I find the
> "/init.d/mythbackend" script? All I see is the application Mythbackend in
> usr/local/bin/- is there also a script somewhere? I'm running Ubuntu Edgy if
> that helps.
> /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend
> I attached my script in case yours isn't there.  I think I got this a long
> time ago and had to make some modifications to it in order to make it work
> on Edgy.   In order for this to run automatically on startup, you need to do
> the rc.local commands.
> Oh, and I also added a line in there so that rtc is enabled.   That is why
> you see a frequency being set.

Sorry, this is correct.  SVN has example scripts in
mythtv/contrib/init_scripts.  You'll need to take the fedora script (I
assume), and modify it. I'm not sure if Edgy does anything different
with their init scripts, but you'll most likely need to rename it to
"mythbackend" and put it /etc/init.d/, and you'll likely need to run
"chkconfig --level 345 mythbackend on".

If your backend is already starting automatically with your computer
now, go ahead and check /etc/init.d for an existing script, and modify

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