[mythtv-users] Frontend hangs 3 minutes after resume

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Sep 21 11:02:56 UTC 2012

On 21/09/12 10:02, David Edwards wrote:
> On 20 September 2012 19:21, Joseph Fry <joe at thefrys.com> wrote:
>> Essentially, it sounds like something is causing your connection to the
>> backend to get lost after a couple of minutes.
> That's exactly what was happening! It wasn't obvious, but syslog
> showed some Network Manager activity a couple of minutes after
> resuming which was it deciding to drop and recreate the connection. I
> was running /usr/sbin/pm-suspend to suspend, and trawling through
> /var/log/pm-suspend.log showed that Network Manager was not being sent
> to sleep or woken up successfully. So after resume, it was in a
> confused state and eventually decided that it needed to reconnect.
> Turns out I had run into this bug:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pm-utils/+bug/1007924
> Applying the changes described in the upstream bug report appears to
> have resolved the problem.
> I'm not sure why mythfrontend didn't recover from the dropped
> connection, but I never saw it do so.
This is an old favorite. If your front end and back end have static addresses 
then you have no need for Network Manager in either box. Just get rid of it and 
put the appropriate entry in /etc/network/interfaces.


Mike Perkins

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