[mythtv-users] Backend Upstart howto

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Mon Apr 25 02:01:40 UTC 2011

On 11-04-24 04:51 PM, R. G. Newbury wrote:
> A tip published here was to delay starting the mythbackend service. Set 
> it NOT to start in the usual way (chkconfig mythbackend off), but start 
> it by a line near the bottom of /etc/rc.d/rc.local (service mythbackend 
> start). The effect is the same but this makes it one of the last steps 
> before the x-server starts and ensures that the network and any tuners 
> which rely on modprobe, have stabilized. And you can even add a wait 
> time with a 'sleep 10' if necessary.

Even that is not good enough without a script which loops waiting
for the tuners to all be ready.

Eg.. neither solution posted works for HDHomeRun tuners,
which require (1) a working network, and (2) DHCP or timeout-with-autoconfig.


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