[vdr] VDR not starting if a plugin fails to start?

Diego Pierotto vdr_mlist at tiscali.it
Thu Sep 18 19:55:56 CEST 2008


Petri Helin ha scritto:
> Hi,
>
> I have been running VDR as a daemon started via init script for some
> years now. I am currently using version 1.6.0-2. The problem is, that
> every now and then VDR doesn't start when I boot the server. The culprit 
> seems to be lcdproc plugins, which for some reason cannot always connect 
> to the LCDd daemon. In VDR's log it shows up like this:
>
> OK:
>
> Sep 18 16:31:49 vdrkone2 vdr: [4890] starting plugin: lcdproc
> Sep 18 16:31:49 vdrkone2 vdr: connection to LCDd at localhost:13666 
> established.
> Sep 18 16:31:49 vdrkone2 vdr: LCD output thread started (pid=4890), 
> display size: 2x16
>
> NOT OK:
>
> Sep 18 19:05:45 vdrkone2 vdr: [4876] starting plugin: lcdproc
> Sep 18 19:05:45 vdrkone2 vdr: [4876] stopping plugin: femon
> Sep 18 19:05:45 vdrkone2 vdr: [4876] stopping plugin: burn
>
> Now, the question is, does this really cause VDR to shut down? And if 
> so, should VDR behave in some other way in such a case? Or is it just 
> lcdproc plugin that causes such a behaviour? Is it possible for VDR to 
> retry starting plugin which failed to start?
>
> -Petri
>
>
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Hi,
what i now there is a patch inside Extension Patch that allow VDR to
start even if a plugin fails.
I don't remember which it's, just check inside the package.

Diego Pierotto

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