[mythtv-users] Delaying frontend start

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Thu Feb 12 15:47:22 UTC 2009

Zitat von Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com>:

> On Feb 12, 2009, at 2:25 AM, Jan Schneider wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would like to know if there some built-in means to delay the  
>> start of mythfrontend, or to set a higher timeout when trying to  
>> connect to the backend.
>> Reason is, I am running Mythbuntu, so mythbackend is started  
>> through Sys-V init, the frontend through autologin and the desktop  
>> managers's (xfce) autostart feature. This is a combined box. Since  
>> the box is connected through wlan, the IP address that the backend  
>> is bind to is usually up *after* the frontend started, so the  
>> frontend is complaining that it can't connect to the backend. I  
>> want to avoid that warning at the frontend start, so if a delay or  
>> longer timeout is not possible, I would also be happy with an  
>> option to turn the warning off. But I couldn't find either of these.
>> I may start the frontend from if-up, but I would prefer a  
>> myth-native solution.
> Instead of delaying the frontend, you should probably start your  
> networking sooner. There's a problem in Ubuntu where the networking  
> doesn't start until you log in as well as a way to make it start  
> sooner. (Not a bug, but a weird way they've designed the networking  
> such that it doesn't work for services that require networking  
> before you log in.)

It's not a problem of when the networking starts, but it's the time  
that it takes for WLAN association, DHCP etc.


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