[mythtv-users] Long time Mythwelcome bugs?

Douglas Mackay douglas.mackay at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 09:18:26 UTC 2011

On 12 August 2011 18:01, Neil Cooper <neilcoo at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:

> --- On *Thu, 8/11/11, Craig Huff <huffcslists at gmail.com>* wrote:
> From: Craig Huff <huffcslists at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Long time Mythwelcome bugs?
> To: "Discussion about MythTV" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Thursday, August 11, 2011, 7:07 PM
> You're missing somethings. ;-)
> 1) You don't have to start the frontend in order for something to be
> recorded.
> 2)  Sounds like you don't have myth set up correctly to check before it
> shuts down. Not at home, so I can't be more specific, but there's a setup
> option to specify a program to run to check whether to shutdown or not. The
> program - shutdowncheck? - honors the lock as well a recognizing when a
> recording is active (and IIRC, some other things too). In my case,  I wanted
> to expand on this, so I call my own shell script which calls that program
> and does other tests before returning the appropriate value to signal
> whether to stay up or shutdown.
> Craig.
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> >> 1) You don't have to start the frontend in order for something to be
> recorded.
> Uhh.. not sure what part of my original post gave you the incorrect
> impression that  I didn't already know that, especially as I describe how
> when I'm done with the frontend I explicitly exit the frontend back to
> mythwelcome.
> The problem is that mythwelcome is starting the frontend even when mythtv
> wakes itself up via ACPI to record a show, This shouldn't happen according
> to  the mythtv wiki:
> Automatically Start
>  Mythfrontend
> - Normally when mythwelcome starts up it checks to see
>  whether the system was started to record something or
>  because of a wakeup/shutdown period. If not it will
>  automatically start the frontend.
> You can disable this feature by unchecking this option.
> Are you calling  mythshutdown --setwakeup $time as part of the shutdown
process? And is $time in the correct format (it needs to be
yyyy-MM-ddThh:mm:ss for mythshutdown --setwakeup)?
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