[mythtv-users] Keeping frontend running?

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 04:21:48 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 8:08 AM, Johnny <jarpublic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I meant irexec - not lircd - sorry - I need more coffee this morning.
> This is what I do and it works great if you can keep irexec running.
> On my last 2 or 3 systems irexec seems to die more often than not. I
> keep meaning to look into it and figure out what is going on. I have
> done some googling and it seems I am not alone in having this problem.

I've had the same problem with irexec.  I wrote a small PERL script to
take care of the problem.  Works fine for me (attached).  Just add the
script as a cron job, or add it to your .xinitrc

I use a similar script to start mythfrontend via the remote.

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com
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