[mythtv-users] everyday i have to make sure myth worked the day before

Rob Smith kormoc at mythtv.org
Fri Apr 1 17:44:17 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 9:36 AM, Brian J. Murrell <brian at interlinx.bc.ca> wrote:
> 2011-03-30 20:00:48.649 MythSocket(9c64610:11): readStringList: Error,
> timed out after 7000 ms.
> 2011-03-30 20:00:48.650 Protocol version check failure.
>                        The response to MYTH_PROTO_VERSION was empty.
>                        This happens when the backend is too busy to
> respond,
>                        or has deadlocked in due to bugs or hardware

What is your hardware configuration? During this time, if you run top,
what's eating the cpu (if anything)? If you run iostat -xm 30 for a
few minutes, is the IO hammered on any important drive (Database)?

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