[mythtv-users] backed seems to die regularly but nothing in log

Michael Tiller michael.tiller at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 14:08:15 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:09 AM, Ben Edwards <list4me2 at googlemail.com>wrote:

> I seem to be loosing my backed process at least every 24 hours.  If I
> look in  mythbackend.log there does not seem to be any errors (last
> line is normally something like 'Scheduled 192 items in 1.2 = 0.14
> match + 1.03 place').  I am using the myth packages from Ubuntu
> Intrepid Ibex.  The box was originally built some years ago on Ubuntu
> (cant remember which version) and has had the mythbuntu package
> installed recently.  This problem seems to of happened since I had to
> replace the motherboard/cpu/gpu/psu after motherboard/psu died.  Apart
> from new hardware I am now using nfs.
> Are there any other log files I should look at?  Is there a way on
> increasing the logging?  Any other ideas?

I had the same thing happen yesterday because my PVR-150 was displaced from
/dev/video0 to /dev/video1 (not worth getting into why).  Just another
example of a seg fault that generates nothing in the log.  Note that I
didn't have "-v all" on as Brad suggested so that might have generated a

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