[mythtv-users] frontend freeze causing backend live tv recording flag problems
john at vetsurgeon.org.uk
Tue Oct 30 13:53:54 UTC 2007
Can anyone help!?
On 10/18/07, John Taylor <john at vetsurgeon.org.uk> wrote:
> Running mythtv 0.20.20070821-1 on Ubuntu desktop kernel
> 2.6.20-16-generic with 1 Nova T DVB tuner PCI card. Also have an Epia
> M diskless frontend running minimyth
> Having a slight problem with overheating in the frontend system
> causing the box to freeze occasionally. A quick reboot fixes it.
> My problem is then I am unable to watch live tv on the same rebooted
> frontend. The backend reports:
> "MythTV is already using all the available inputs for the channel you
> If I then try to delete the current Live TV show being recorded from
> the Media Library I get:
> "This recording is currently in use by : [name of the backend
> I assume the backend assigns the live tv to the frontend system and
> sets a flag preventing anyone else interfering with this (good!)
> When the frontend crashes, is the flag not being cleared to allow the
> frontend to watch live tv again?
> If not, how can I clear the flag without restarting the backend?
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