[mythtv-users] MythSystemEventHandler: Command '...' returned 1

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Apr 19 12:46:37 UTC 2012

On 4/19/2012 08:13, Thomas Boehm wrote:
> Thomas Boehm wrote:
>> I'm trying to setup some commands in the System Event Handler, but
>> whatever I do, I always get "MythSystemEventHandler: Command '...'
>> returned 1".
>> What is the correct syntax for these commands? I even tried a simple one
>> like
>> touch /home/thomas/test
> Oh boy, just found out that the commands are run as user mythtv and not
> as the user who run's the frontend. Is this intended to be like this?
> Especially since this is a "per frontend setting"...

This is a per-host setting, and each connected host will run the 
specified handler once.  The master backend will always run the command 
directly on whatever host it is running on.  It will then pick one 
application connected to it from each connected host to run the command 

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