[mythtv-users] What can cause Mythfrontend to be slow closing?

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Fri May 28 13:24:53 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 4:29 AM, nospam312 <nospam312 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Quite often Mythfrontend takes several seconds to close (it a combined
> Mythbuntu 10.04 backend and frontend).
> Has anyone got any suggestions on what to look at that may be causing
> this problem?
> There does not appear to be a pattern the system can be doing
> absolutely nothing but it takes 5-10 seconds to close the frontend and
> return to showing showing mythwelcome.  At other times mythfrontend
> will exit and show mythwelcolme virtually instanteously.
> What does mythfrontend do when you select Yes, Exit Now from the menu?
> I have been having this problem since using Mythbuntu 9.10 (it used to
> happen all the time on this) and it still occurs to some degree (most
> of the time) since I upgraded to Mythbuntu 10.04/0.23.
> Any suggestions on how to track down what could be causing the problem?

You are probably getting the 5-second delay followed by a log message
like "Error in my_thread_global_end(): 2 threads didn't exit".  This
is an issue with Qt's mysql driver.  See
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/430390 .


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