[mythtv-users] MythTV Frontend shutdown

Ryan Pisani mythtv at frouse3.homelinux.com
Tue May 13 18:21:08 UTC 2008

> Hi all
> I have a combo FE / BE in the livingroom and a FE Only in the bedroom.
> My problem is that i can't shutodown the FE from within MythTV. Every
> time i select Shutdown in the mainmenu nothing happends.
> I have done the following:
>     1 I have enabled SHUTDOWN in mainmenu.xml
>     2 As HaltCommand I have entered 'sudo /sbin/shutdown -h now' (I
> guess that SHUTDOWN is executing this)

Try providing the full path to sudo in your shutdown command.

/usr/bin/sudo (or where ever you have it installed) /sbin/shutdown -h now

>     3 Using visudo I have entered the following line mythUser
> ALL=NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown, /sbin/poweroff, /sbin/reboot, /sbin/halt
> The user MythUser can execute the command 'sudo /sbin/shutdown -h now'
> from a terminal windows and everything works, but not from within
> MythFrontend. What am I doing wrong?
> /Peter
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