[mythtv-users] mythtv backend restarts every night at midnight!?

Ben Coleman arrikhan_mail at yahoo.com.au
Mon Feb 16 11:04:48 UTC 2009

Ma Begaj wrote:
> 2009/2/16 Ben Coleman <arrikhan_mail at yahoo.com.au>:
>> Does anyone know where controlled restarts of mytthv come from? I bootup my
>> backend box and it kicks off the mythbackend script ... as per task below.
>> I'm running .20 at the moment.
>> At midnight every night, it restarts, impacting anything being recorded
>> through this time, by starting a second recording of the same show from
>> midnight onwards, and obviously stopping the original one.
>> /usr/bin/mythbackend --daemon --logfile /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log
>> --pidfile /var/run/mythtv/mythbackend.pid
> MythTv will not restart your box under any circumstances  if it
> records at the moment or if it should start recording in few
> moments/minutes.
> Your restarting is coming from some other application. Check your
> cronjobs (cronjob -l).
Yeah, that covers it. I forget about THAT option. I just checked the 
daily directories and /etc/crontab and couldn't find anything.

@daily /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend restart #Mythtv Backend Restart

I assume this is kicking in at midnight.

Thanks .. !

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