[mythtv-users] mythbackend crashes / watchdog
hamish at cloud.net.au
Mon Feb 16 19:02:08 EST 2004
On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 10:37:13AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 05:26:46PM -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Monday 16 February 2004 05:06 pm, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > Thanks for your sarcasm. I want the coredumps kept so that I can generate
> > > those backtraces and report the problems. And I want Myth restarted
> > > after it crashes because I want to use it too.
> > Multithreaded coredumps very, very rarely work right in linux. The only
> > really reliable way to get a useable backtrace of a crash is to run the
> > program in gdb.
> OK, that's useful information. I wasn't aware of the coredump
> limitation. Thanks.
The multithreaded coredump limitation seems to be fixed in 2.6
(specifically, since 2.5.47; see http://kerneltrap.org/node/view/492 ),
so I think my original question is still valid.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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