[mythtv-users] mythtv-status init

Andrew Ruthven andrew at etc.gen.nz
Wed Jun 27 23:58:19 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-06-26 at 11:15 +0200, Jeff wrote:
> Nearly every time my myth machine starts, I get emails with the
> following subject:
> Cron <root at xxx> [ -x /etc/init.d/mythtv-status ] &&
> /etc/init.d/mythtv-status reload > /dev/null
> and content:
> Job for mythtv-status.service failed because the control process
> exited
> with error code. See "systemctl status mythtv-status.service" and
> "journalctl -xe" for details.

/me shacks his fist at systemd

> I'm guessing that because this is a pre-systemd init script, systemd
> is
> not always running it before mythbackend is up, because systemd
> doesn't
> know that the mythtv-status depends on mythbackend.

That is quite possibly right. Probably time for me to look into that

> then I'm not going to break anything that isn't broken, and the
> command-line functionality of mythtv-status will still work?

You are correct.

Andrew Ruthven, Wellington, New Zealand
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