[mythtv-users] Automatic shutdown not working

Fredrik Karlsson dargosch at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 06:55:55 UTC 2005


I posted on this subject yesterday. The problem for me was that there
was no shudown script defined and I had not put 'exit 0' on that line.
Apparently, there is no check in the code that  checks whether there
is a script name or not.


On 6/13/05, Nick <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Nick
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