[mythtv-users] how to make idle frontend exit?

Jonatan Lindblad mythtv at comhem.se
Tue Jul 10 11:05:30 UTC 2012

On 2012-07-10 12:22, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Michael Watson píše v Út 10. 07. 2012 v 09:14 +1000:
>>  From my playing with the new "frontend idle" system, all it does it
>> dull the screen, and place a message on the screen saying that it is
>> idle.
> yes, and that's what I want to change.
>> I believe that is suppose to use the Backend Sleep command to
>> shutdown the frontend
> I didn't know about Backend Sleep command. Will check it out. But my
> current setup works the way that whenever frontend exits or is killed
> the frontend goes to sleep automatically. I don't need backend to
> interfere in this.
>> but I found it problematic, it would shut down
>> the system immediately when playback of a recording/video had finished,
>> shutdown when listening to music.
> really? Then it's implemented incorrectly. I would think that when I
> start a movie or a music it should play until the end (of movie or a
> music queue) and THEN it should start measuring the user inactivity.
> IOW, shutting down the system immediately when playback finished or
> during a music plays is totally unacceptable.

Sounds like http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10467 which was closed as 
fixed almost 4 months ago.

Which version are you using?


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