0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously restarts

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0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously restarts

Post by notidefix » Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:23 pm

Just installed 0.28 on ubuntu 16.10

after existing normally, I get a crash error 139 and mythfrontend restarts

btw. how do you prevent mythfrontend automatically restarting after a crash (or kill)? Presently I have to restart my computer to kill mythfrontend: killing the process just causes a restart!

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Re: 0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously rest

Post by paulh » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:30 am

It's the way your distro is setup to restart the frontend not MythTV doing it by itself. It should be a little smarter and only try to restart if the error wasn't an unrecoverable error like the DB has gone AWOL.

You can turn the behavior off in the Mythbuntu Control Center there's an option under Behavior IIRC.

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Re: 0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously rest

Post by notidefix » Fri Jan 20, 2017 12:21 pm

confirmed bug

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1633871

the proposed upgrade works

now I have an issue with mythbackend not stopping when setup is started

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Re: 0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously rest

Post by TheCook » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:59 pm

Hello all,
I don't understand this solution. I don't see any options (other than start frontend on boot) under behavior.

Is it because I installed mythtv in accordance withhttps://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Installing_MythTV_on_Ubuntu?

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Re: 0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously rest

Post by zombiemyth » Wed Feb 08, 2017 4:34 am

I had this happen to me also.
To get it to stop crashing, you can open a terminal and kill -9 on the mythfrontend pids.
The fix I found was to upgrade to the most current release.

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Re: 0.28 Mythfrontend crashes on exit...and continously rest

Post by notidefix » Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:04 am

upgrade to the latest release by the myth group solved it for me (the kill -9 did not work for me)

before that I edited the properties of the mythfrontend launcher so that it would not start as a service

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