[mythtv] Recording/scheduling thread dying?

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue May 2 18:50:31 UTC 2006


David Engel wrote:
> On Tue, May 02, 2006 at 09:51:17AM -0400, Tom Lichti wrote:
>   
>> What happens to me is that usually around a program change, or when a 
>> couple of programs start recording, the backend just goes away. It's 
>> still running, and still recording, but the frontend cannot connect to 
>> the backend. If I stop and start the daemon, it will pickup and start 
>> recording again, and then the frontend can connect. What can I do to 
>> help debug this?
>>     
>
> Sounds like a deadlock or infinite loop.  Does top show one process or
> thread taking up all of the CPU?  You'll probably run the backend
> under gdb and create a backtrace if the problem occurs again.
>
> David
>   
I didn't notice anything hogging the CPU. It was responsive when I was 
on it, so it didn't seem like that was the issue. I'll try and debug it 
next time it happens.

Tom


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