[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu slow startup : 0.24-fixes problem?
johnbaronreid at netscape.net
Wed Feb 16 18:30:17 UTC 2011
On 16/02/11 18:01, Thomas Mashos wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 5:21 AM, John Reid<johnbaronreid at netscape.net> wrote:
>> On 16/02/11 11:55, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
>>> On 15 February 2011 22:11, John Reid<johnbaronreid at netscape.net> wrote:
>>> Can't see what mythtv has anything to do with how slow it is for the
>>> machine to boot.
>> Good point. I'm wondering why sometimes the f/e starts before the b/e.
>> When this happens, I think the system gets a bit confused and this can
>> lead to a shutdown. I guess this is to do with mythtv, although is the
>> management of the startup only in mythbuntu?
> I'd have to look at the commit to find the exact change, but we did
> make a change made in the Ubuntu packaging that could cause the
> frontend to start before the backend. The change we made was for the
> backend to wait until udev finishes starting before attempting to
> start. We were having issues where the backend would start before the
> tuners were loaded and also before mysql started. Now the backend
> depends on udev to finish before starting. I believe there is
> currently a bug report on this (i'd have to look it up), but we can't
> have the frontend depend on the backend being started since frontends
> can exist without a backend
So it sounds like there's no way to ensure a clean start-up without
adding sleep statements into scripts. I think I shall try that. That
said, wouldn't it be possible to ask the f/e to wait for the b/e via a
command line argument or some such?
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