[mythtv-users] MythTV jobs getting stuck

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 23:35:32 UTC 2020

On 6/6/20 6:42 PM, Ian Evans wrote:
> Not near my system right now but looked at the status page online and 
> noticed a long list of queued jobs. (System currently has two cores 
> and I limit the number of running jobs to 1)
> The box was stuck on a mythmetalookup job for a show that aired last 
> night. Occasionally I will see it get stuck one a commflag job. Maybe 
> it happens a couple of times a month. I don't know if this is a 
> feature request or something that could be handled by the OS, but is 
> it possible to check and see if certain MythTV processes have been 
> running for a ridiculously long time and just terminate them?
There may be a bug here - I suspect if it does not get a response to a 
request to a web site that it waits for a very long time. Probably some 
better checking in the metadata lookup job would help.

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