[mythtv-users] Backend Crashes / Status Monitoring
tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Mar 22 19:56:10 UTC 2005
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Dave Ansell wrote:
>> I get occasional backend crashes - usually seems to be some
>> qt/sql problem. Very difficult to eliminate entirely.
>> Usually, the whole machine doesn't crash, just the backend and/or
>> Question is, would it be feasible to run a cron script to monitor
>> the backend status, either on the same box or from some other linux
>> box, then reboot the machine or restart services if a problem is
>> OK, its not pretty, but it might just stop a missed recording!
>> My understanding of scripting is close to zero, so any any
>> suggestions would be much appreciated.
> Yes, it isn't to hard to do what you're trying, but have you tried
> instead to get a backtrace of the problem to find the source of the
> issue? The mythtv.org docs describe how to compile a debug version of
> mythtv for tracing problems like this.
It hasn't affected me enough to get that far into it. I may get into
compiling if the release/branch stuff gets rolling (see myth-dev list
for more info that) but for now I'm on pretty much stock .17.
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