[mythtv-users] Keeping frontend running?
jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Nov 30 17:45:16 UTC 2009
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 09:46:59AM -0600, Johnny Walker wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 9:44 AM, JEDIDIAH <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 08:58:06AM -0600, Johnny Walker wrote:
> >> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 8:37 AM, Mike Dent <mcdent at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > I've noticed as I've been tinkering with my new frontend on an Acer
> >> > Revo using Mythbuntu 9.10, that it has crashed out back to the desktop
> >> > on a few occasions, mainly
> >> > as I have been playing with the mythvideo settings.
> >> > How are others dealing with this?
> >> > Is it safe script which you are using to call the mythfrontend process?
> >> >
> >> > When this happens I have to get up, and start it with the mouse
> >> > manually, not ideal for 'the other arf' :)
> > I would think that mythbuntu would have you set up with auto login and
> > an X session setup where you would log out of X if mythfrontend terminates.
> > If you frontend terminates, it should be going back to GDM and then logging
> > back in (auto login) as mythtv and starting the frontend back up.
> Sadly no - in Mythbuntu when you ext mythfrontend you are left on the
> xfce desktop.
...a bug perhaps. My older mythbuntu packages included setting gdm to auto
login and a suitable xsession.
----------------- gdm-cdd.conf -----------------------------------------
#automatic login behavior
----------------- /usr/share/xsessions/mythbuntu.desktop ---------------
Comment=Use this session to boot into mythbuntu.
------------------ /usr/share/mythtv/startmythtv.sh [tail] ---------
### There's more to it than this, these are just my local mods.
# start mythtv frontend software
# note: the logging related stuff was moved to /usr/bin/mythfrontend
# this is also the place where we source /etc/mythtv/session-settings
###exec /opt/mythtv/bin/mythfrontend --service
exec /opt/mythtv/bin/mythfrontend -v libav \
> >> I haven't done this in a while, but you can run lircd and have it
> >> start the mythfrontend when it receives the correct key press.
> >> I think you can get several ideas here :
> >> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Frontend_Loading_Script
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