[mythtv-users] Slightly OT: can't get power button script to restart front end (From Jarod's guide)

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Thu Nov 3 11:59:11 EST 2005

Jon Kunze wrote:

> I have this
> begin
> prog = irexec
> button = OFF
> repeat = 4
> config = /usr/local/bin/mythpowerbutton.sh
> end
> Assigned to my power button, just the same as Jarod's guide, and yet 
> when I press the button, it doesn't shutdown mythfrontend, nor does it 
> restart it if it has crashed. Hence my tring to execute it manually.
If you want to run it manually, just run the script


For it to work with irexec, you need to make sure you are running irexec 
before you start mythfrontend just with:


in whatever scripts you use to start the frontend


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