R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Jul 10 15:37:37 UTC 2012
On 07/10/2012 09:37 AM, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 8:29 AM, James Linder<jam at tigger.ws> wrote:
>> G'day all
>> I'm going crazy trying to start mythbackend using systemctrl
>> If anybody can help --- pretty please ...
>> Got the (fedora) systemctl file from the wiki: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Systemd_mythbackend_Configuration
> Whoops!!! Looks like there's an error in the wiki version!
> Just so anyone having this issue hopefully finds this thread I'll
> explain it in full again... (in other words, this is not directed at
> you, James)
> There are many options for how to run mythbackend with SystemD but
> one decision you
> make is if you're going to run:
> If you use Type=simple (which is my recommendation) then you *CANNOT*
> use the "--daemon" option because SystemD is not expecting the daemon
> to fork!!!
> If you use Type=forking then you *MUST* use the "--daemon" option as
> well as specify a PID file, "--pidfile" in ExecStart *AND* you must
> set the PIDFile= systemd option so it knows where to find the PID
> Someone please fix the wiki!
Fixed. Minor formatting errors corrected and explanation of the required
changes between simple and forking, added, plus additional information
about permissions problem correction.
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