[mythtv] mythshutdown: Could not initialize myth context. Exiting.

Paul Mason latepaul at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 09:25:29 UTC 2008

On 12/02/2008, Bill <level42 at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> I get "mythshutdown: Could not initialize myth context. Exiting." in my
> mythbackend log when the scheduler attempts begin the shutdown sequence.
> This did not have with SVN15568 and is new with 15878.  Before I post a
> ticket, thought I'd check here if anyone has any ideas.  Running
> mythshutdown from an SSH prompt does not give the same error.
> thanks.

I had this problem.

I needed to change

  sudo /usr/local/bin/mythshutdown --shutdown


  sudo -H /usr/local/bin/mythshutdown --shutdown

-H set $HOME I believe.

Paul Mason
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