[mythtv-users] Exitting Frontends

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Mon Jan 7 08:24:19 UTC 2008

On 07/01/2008, myth at pbj-design.dk <myth at pbj-design.dk> wrote:
> Hey Group.
> I build my Myth upon ArchLinux. a Under the stairs solutiuon.
> When I want to exit the frontend in the livingroom -  I press the ESC and
> got the question:
> Are you sure you waqnt to quit:
> No
> Yes
> yes and shutdown.
> When I press yes and shutdown, The frontend closes but the PC stays on??
> Is there a script here that I can add some extra lines to - so that I'm
> sure it'll shutdown?.
> I've looked at /usr/bin/mythshutdown but that's a binaery file - so that's
> not a chance.


I'm not familiar with ArchLinux, but this may be a permissions issue.
The user you have mythfrontend running as may not have permission to
shut down the system. From a console running as the user you run
mythfrontend as call /usr/bin/mythshutdown and see what happens.


Steve Daniels

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