[mythtv-users] Automatic shutdown not working

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 05:12:43 UTC 2005

On 6/13/05, Chris Birkinshaw <chris at postbox.org.uk> wrote:
> I have setup automatic shutdown to perform the command "sudo /sbin/halt
> -p" (the default setting) on my master backend. When I look at the
> mythbackend output I see the countdown begin once the machine is idle,
> and then get down to "0 seconds until shutdown", but then nothing
> happens. I have tried "sudo /sbin/halt -p" as the mythtv user manually
> from a shell and the computer shuts down fine, so my suders conf is
> correct. Nothing appears in syslog either..... Any ideas?

Is it being interrupted by any jobs? There was a post yesterday with
almost the same symptoms - seemd to jobs queue was interrupting every
time it looked as through the backend was about to become idle, which
then stopped the machine shutting down.


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