[mythtv] Daily reboot while not recording?

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Fri Dec 3 23:34:34 UTC 2004


mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org <> wrote:
> On Friday 03 December 2004 14:10, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>> On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 09:34:08PM +0100, Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
>>> mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org <> wrote:
>>>> Does anyone have any idea how I could set up my myth box to reboot
>>>> at a given time every day, unless mythtv is recording (not counting
>>>> livetv) something? In that case it should wait until it finishes
>>>> recording and then reboot. The first part is easy, but any ideas on
>>>> how to wait for myth to stop recording and then reboot?
>>> 
>>> Why do you want to do daily reboots?
>> 
>> Same reason we do: some combination of card, driver, Mythversion, and
>> phase of the moon makes it screw up, and it screws up less when it's
>> been rebooted recently.
> 
> I think its gotta be phase of the moon. Well, could be cards too. I
> think I've rebooted my master backend about three or four times in a
> year or so. And the reasons for doing so were one of: a) moving it to
> a different machine, b) upgrading the operating system, c) adding
> more capture cards, d) upgrading the kernel. Current uptime 30 days,
> last reboot for reason c and a combined. 

You get to reboot your computer, i mean clean shutdown?.
I'm lucky if i only get a few lockups on my backend computer (also nfsroot
for the frontend) per day.
One time i had 4-5 lockups while watching one recording.



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