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PMS suddenly stopped working on Raspbian (RPi 2)

ramanbhangle@googlemail.comramanbhangle@googlemail.com Posts: 2Validating, Plex Pass Plex Pass

My PMS has suddenly stopped working on my RPi 2 with no changes or warning. systemctl status plexmediaserver yields:

● plexmediaserver.service - Plex Media Server for Linux
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/plexmediaserver.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Wed 2018-03-28 15:38:27 UTC; 6min ago
Process: 25177 ExecStart=/bin/sh -c LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/plexmediaserver "/usr/lib/plexmediaserver/Plex Media Server" (code=exited, status=255)
Process: 25173 ExecStartPre=/bin/sh -c /usr/bin/test -d "${PLEX_MEDIA_SERVER_APPLICATION_SUPPORT_DIR}" || /bin/mkdir -p "${PLEX_MEDIA_SERVER_APPLICATION_SUPPOR
Main PID: 25177 (code=exited, status=255)

Mar 28 15:38:22 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
Mar 28 15:38:22 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
Mar 28 15:38:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
Mar 28 15:38:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopped Plex Media Server for Linux.
Mar 28 15:38:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Start request repeated too quickly.
Mar 28 15:38:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Failed to start Plex Media Server for Linux.
Mar 28 15:38:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
Mar 28 15:38:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

Any help would be appreciated!

Answers

  • uglymagoouglymagoo Posts: 890Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja, TunerTester Plex Ninja

    Please post the output of journalctl -u plexmediaserver.

    Official instructions for Plex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 / Banana Pi / ODROID / many more : armhf and arm64 Debian Repository
    My PMS hardware: RPi 2, NVIDIA Shield TV, Intel Xeon
    My Plex DVR setup: tvheadend, tvhProxy on RPi 2 with Hauppauge WinTV-DualHD; Plex DVR on Shield TV for recordings and Tvheadend Live Channel for live TV

  • ramanbhangle@googlemail.comramanbhangle@googlemail.com Posts: 2Validating, Plex Pass Plex Pass

    -- Logs begin at Thu 2016-11-03 17:16:43 UTC, end at Wed 2018-03-28 16:00:21 UTC. --
    Mar 28 15:22:17 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting Plex Media Server for Linux...
    Mar 28 15:22:17 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:22 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
    Mar 28 15:22:22 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:22:22 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
    Mar 28 15:22:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
    Mar 28 15:22:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopped Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting Plex Media Server for Linux...
    Mar 28 15:22:27 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:28 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
    Mar 28 15:22:28 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:22:28 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
    Mar 28 15:22:33 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
    Mar 28 15:22:33 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopped Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:33 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting Plex Media Server for Linux...
    Mar 28 15:22:33 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:34 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
    Mar 28 15:22:34 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:22:34 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
    Mar 28 15:22:39 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
    Mar 28 15:22:39 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopped Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:39 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Start request repeated too quickly.
    Mar 28 15:22:39 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Failed to start Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:22:39 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:22:39 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
    Mar 28 15:35:56 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting Plex Media Server for Linux...
    Mar 28 15:35:56 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:35:57 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
    Mar 28 15:35:57 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:35:57 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
    Mar 28 15:36:02 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
    Mar 28 15:36:02 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopped Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:36:02 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting Plex Media Server for Linux...
    Mar 28 15:36:02 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:36:03 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
    Mar 28 15:36:03 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:36:03 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.
    Mar 28 15:36:08 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Service hold-off time over, scheduling restart.
    Mar 28 15:36:08 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Stopped Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:36:08 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Starting Plex Media Server for Linux...
    Mar 28 15:36:08 raspberrypi systemd[1]: Started Plex Media Server for Linux.
    Mar 28 15:36:09 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Main process exited, code=exited, status=255/n/a
    Mar 28 15:36:09 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Unit entered failed state.
    Mar 28 15:36:09 raspberrypi systemd[1]: plexmediaserver.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'.

    Thanks for your help.

  • uglymagoouglymagoo Posts: 890Members, Plex Pass, Plex Ninja, TunerTester Plex Ninja

    Ok, no info in this log. Now I need the server logs. Just upload them here or send me a link to your logs via pm.

    https://support.plex.tv/articles/200250417-plex-media-server-log-files/

    Official instructions for Plex Media Server on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 / Banana Pi / ODROID / many more : armhf and arm64 Debian Repository
    My PMS hardware: RPi 2, NVIDIA Shield TV, Intel Xeon
    My Plex DVR setup: tvheadend, tvhProxy on RPi 2 with Hauppauge WinTV-DualHD; Plex DVR on Shield TV for recordings and Tvheadend Live Channel for live TV

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