[mythtv-users] How to wait for mysqld to be ready before launching the backend?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jun 17 08:59:48 UTC 2009

On 06/16/2009 09:08 PM, Manu wrote:
> I have some issues with my setup: it is a combined BE/FE, and 1 out of 
> 3 times mysql is read for connections much later than usual because it 
> is busy recovering from a crash (this may be related to some issues 
> with the intel driver crashing during the shutdown of my PC, but this 
> is another story).
> To make a long story short, I want to modify the backend startup script 
> to make sure mysqld is ready for connection before launching the BE. 
> Indeed for now the BE exits if it cant connect to the DB.


(and, yes, I did read your question correctly and, yes, the answer is in 
there, but you'll have to read the post to find it).


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