[mythtv-users] Is it safe to restart mysql with mythbackend running?
cmisipster at gmail.com
Sun Dec 9 16:03:39 UTC 2007
On Dec 4, 2007 10:37 PM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2007, at 6:55 PM, Chris Isip wrote:
> > I think my version of mysql has a memory leak. I upgraded to 5.0.27
> > which should hopefully fix the problem. Just in case it doesn't, I
> > will need to restart mysql every now and then. I'd put it in a cron
> > job but I am not sure how this will affect the running mythtv.
> > There doesn't seem to be any immediate consequences. I thought I'd
> > ask the question in the subject of this post.
> > Thanks
> > Chris
> Check the state of your backend with mythshutdown so it only restarts
> mysql when the backend is idle to avoid any mess you might create by
> restarting while it's doing something.
> Of course the real answer is to downgrade mysql to a known good one if
> the newer version has a problem. :)
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I am trying to put together a bash script for this. It seems that i need to
check for the exit code. I am finding out that mythshutdown is reporting 0
or Idle when in fact mythbackend is recording live tv. Is this normal
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