[mythtv-users] Mythbackend XML Status Not responding?
RobertCL at iname.com
Tue Jul 27 17:14:24 UTC 2010
On 27/07/2010 17:54, Brian Long wrote:
> I've started running the mythtv-status program which connects to the
> backend and requests the XML information. Occasionally I get the
> following message:
> Sorry, failed to fetch http://localhost:6544/xml: Connection to MythTV
> timed out.
> How often is too often to request http://localhost:6544/xml? If I run
> mythtv-status every 5 minutes and I see "timed out" two or three times
> a day (sometimes two runs in a row, sometimes hours apart, usually at
> the top of the hour), am I adding undue stress to the backend?
I would have thought that should be fine. I wrote a Windows gadget[*]
that can poll down to once every 5sec for status updates and I've never
had any issues with that.
[*] Shamless plug : http://mythtvsidebargadget.codeplex.com/ (works on
Windows 7 as well)
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