[mythtv] ticket 9704: backend thread deadlocks, nearly every night now

Brian J. Murrell brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Wed Jun 8 16:56:50 UTC 2011

On 11-06-01 07:27 AM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> It was suggested a little bit ago that I bring this problem to the dev
> list rather than the users list.
> Essentially my problem is ticket 9704 -- my backend deadlocks during
> recordings with the following type of messages:
> 2011-05-31 20:30:35.043 MythCoreContext: Connecting to backend server:
> 10.75.22.
> 2011-05-31 20:30:35.079 MythCoreContext: Connecting to backend server:
> 10.75.22.
> 2011-05-31 20:30:42.048 MythSocket(919d418:11): readStringList: Error,
> timed out
> 2011-05-31 20:30:42.049 Protocol version check failure.
>                         The response to MYTH_PROTO_VERSION was empty.
>                         This happens when the backend is too busy to
> respond,
>                         or has deadlocked in due to bugs or hardware
> failure.

I've got a couple more stack traces of this in action at
http://code.mythtv.org/trac/attachment/ticket/9704/ThreadStacktrace.2.txt and

Hopefully something in one or both of those helps to narrow this issue down.


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