[mythtv-users] MythTV jobs getting stuck
martinc at itrans.com
Sun Jun 7 00:13:48 UTC 2020
On 6/6/20 6:35 PM, Peter Bennett wrote:
> 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.
Getting stuck on metalookup happens a few times a month for me, using
Ubuntu 16.04 / MythTV 29. It had been happening for years, but I blamed
it in part from being on a satellite Internet connection. However, I'm
now on terrestrial Internet and still see the same problem. I've never
seen anything in the logs to hint at the problem. Restarting
mythtv-backend 'fixes' the job queue.
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