[mythtv-users] Backend not starting after update

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Jul 30 15:30:25 UTC 2012

On 07/30/2012 08:24 AM, John Drescher wrote:
>> Logs would be a good place to start.
>> /var/log/syslog
>> /var/log/messages
>> /var/log/mythtv/
> A second place to start is directly running mythbackend from the shell
> to see what if any error message displayed when it exits.

I have noticed that recent versions of myth *really* like to be started 
with the full pathname of the executable. So use 
/usr/local/bin/mythfronted --logpath etc. etc  and ensure that the full 
path is used for the backend too (in mythbackend.service if required).


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