[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu slow startup : 0.24-fixes problem?

Jim Morton Jim at Morton.hrcoxmail.com
Wed Feb 16 22:11:27 UTC 2011

On 2/16/2011 1:01 PM, Thomas Mashos wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 5:21 AM, John Reid<johnbaronreid at netscape.net>  wrote:
>> Good point. I'm wondering why sometimes the f/e starts before the b/e.
>> When this happens, I think the system gets a bit confused and this can
>> lead to a shutdown. I guess this is to do with mythtv, although is the
>> management of the startup only in mythbuntu?
> I'd have to look at the commit to find the exact change, but we did
> make a change made in the Ubuntu packaging that could cause the
> frontend to start before the backend. The change we made was for the
> backend to wait until udev finishes starting before attempting to
> start. We were having issues where the backend would start before the
> tuners were loaded and also before mysql started. Now the backend
> depends on udev to finish before starting. I believe there is
> currently a bug report on this (i'd have to look it up), but we can't
> have the frontend depend on the backend being started since frontends
> can exist without a backend
Could you make the frontend also wait for udev to finish? That would get
you real close and would not negatively impact a frontend only.
Then if needed a very short sleep could be added to the frontend startup
on a case by case.


  Jim Morton

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