[mythtv-users] Mythbackend aborting while many mythbackend --generate-preview processes
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 05:03:47 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 9:26 PM, Bob Cottingham <bobnvic at gmail.com> wrote:
> My backend just aborted and my wife isn't happy because it didn't
> record Medium. There were 14 mythbackend --generate-preview 0x0
> processes running. I've had this problem of lots of
> --generate-preview processes since upgrading to .22-fixes though I
> usually see it as mythcomflag stops working. Can anyone help me
> figure out why I am having this issue? Here is the mythbackend log:
> I would greatly appreciate any help someone could give. I compiled as
> I always have and never had this problem with .21-fixes.
> Bob C
I can't help with a fix, but I can with a work-around. Add a cron
entry to kill the "run away" processes. I have mine set to run every
*/7 * * * * pkill -f generate-preview
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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