[mythtv] RFE: Allowing backend to trigger S3 sleep while frontend is connected and idle

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Mon Sep 26 18:53:14 UTC 2011

On Monday 26 Sep 2011 20:44:59 Lawrence Rust wrote:
> I have found that some dvb cards from various kernel versions require
> re-opening in mythbackend after recovery from S3.  This is certainly
> true of the Nova-S and tbs6981 with kernels from 2.6.36 thru 3.0.  It's
> especially important if some dvb modules have to be unloaded for
> suspend.  Does this patch cater for that?  At present I use an ACPI
> script to restart the backend which is clumsy.

Right now I'm only working on allowing the backend to shutdown (or sleep if so 
configured) if frontends are idle, thus removing the need to use workarounds 
such as mythwelcome. Having the backend handle sleep better isn't something I 
plan on working on at this time.
Stuart Morgan

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