[mythtv-users] Starting mythfrontend with systemd?

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 15:49:03 UTC 2017

On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 9:50 AM, marcus hall <marcus at tuells.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 01:56:02AM -0400, Ian Evans wrote:
> > Okay. So all I did about half an hour ago was remove the Type=notify in
> the
> > backend service file. Daemon reload. Restart service.
> >
> > Now the recordings are working fine again. I do not get this. Nice
> > forehead-shaped dent in my desk.
> It would seem that the notification isn't getting through to systemd for
> some reason.  Systemd starts the backend and is waiting for the
> notification.
> After a while, if systemd doesn't receive the notification, it decides
> that mythbackend is not starting properly, kills mythbackend, then starts
> it back up.  Repeat.
> As to why systemd isn't seeing the notification from mythbackend, that's
> a good question...

After reading Richard's post again I saw the bit about
--using_systemd_notify.  Doing a mythbackend --version didn't show that
with mine, so I'm guessing the Ubuntu 16.04 packaged 29 from using apt
isn't built with it.
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