[mythtv-users] Mythbackend won't start (segmentation fault)

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 17:37:46 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:36 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmm... none of the updated packages jumped out at me that would cause
> both the frontend and backend to have issues.
> Considering the frontend only, maybe it has something to do with the
> new nvidia drivers? I haven't yet updated to the 285 series on my F14
> combined FE/BE box.
> You could try running the frontend manually with strace to see if
> anything jumps out at you, but sometimes it can be a needle in a
> haystack.
> strace -o mythfrontend.log mythfrontend
> As for mythbackend, try running it (as root if it normally runs as
> root) from a terminal and see what the output looks like.

How do I do that?  Normally I judt use the system mythbackend
[argument] to start/stop/restart, but that is not working.

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