[mythtv-users] Automatically running Mythfilldatabase
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 21 02:35:34 UTC 2009
On 12/20/2009 09:28 PM, Phil Bridges wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 12/20/2009 01:32 PM, Phil Bridges wrote:
>>> On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 1:26 PM, Phil Bridges wrote:
>>>> I do see a mythfilldatabase process still running in ps:
>>>> ~ # ps ax|grep myth
>>>> 9969 pts/7 S+ 0:00 tail -f /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log
>>>> 11019 ? Ssl 7:15 /usr/bin/mythbackend --verbose
>>>> important,general --logfile /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log
>>>> 13020 ? SNl 0:13 /usr/bin/mythfilldatabase
>>>> 13174 pts/1 R+ 0:00 grep --colour=auto myth
>>>> I've had everything shut down over the past few days due to my
>>>> firewire problems, and it still doesn't seem to be doing right.
>> The hung process is most likely causing issues (and is likely due to
>> some known, but not-yet-fixed myth_system() issues).
> I also noticed that now, every 10 minutes, I have this in my backend log:
> 2009-12-20 21:21:59.617 mythfilldatabase still running, skipping checks.
> Huh. Killing my mythfilldatabase process causes it to run again.
That would be the in-memory variable that I mentioned. Did you actually
restart your mythtv systems? Doing so should have fixed the issue
(until the next time mythfilldatabase failed to terminate
properly--again, likely due to known, but not yet fixed problems with
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