[mythtv-users] defunct mythfrontend children processes

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 18 20:40:19 UTC 2009

On 11/18/2009 03:33 PM, Johnny Walker wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 2:25 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 11/18/2009 03:18 PM, Johnny Walker wrote:
>>> My 3 zombie pids appear wihout me actually doing anything. It's
>>> immediately after boot.
>> You know, Paul wasn't lying when he told you it's a) a known issue and b)
>> due to problems with the media monitor code, as discussed in
>>  http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7135 .
>> We don't have a fix for it, yet.  If you're interested in fixing it, please
>> read that ticket so you're not wasting time looking at MythWeather.  :)
> I had discounted that answer since when i read the open ticket it
> appeared the patch didn't work for Bill Meek when he applied it 11
> days ago.
> I suppose I'll go apply the patch too...

Discount the patch, not the answer.  :)  We need someone who can 
actually reproduce the issue to fix it.


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