[mythtv-users] Shutdown Issue - Need Help

Thomas Boehm mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net
Wed Nov 28 20:37:09 UTC 2012

Jksj wrote:
> On 27/11/12 20:45, Thomas Boehm wrote:
>> Jeff Hatfield wrote:
>>> When It doesn’t work - The problem comes in once the MythTv backend has
>>> been used.  Once it has recorded something, or I’ve used the frontend to
>>> watch a show, it will never shutdown again until I reboot.  It’s as if
>>> once the backend has been used to do something there is something loaded
>>> that keeps it from being idle.
>> Is the logged in user in sudoers?
>> you should have a line like
>> %mythtv ALL = NOPASSWD: /sbin/shutdown
>> in /etc/sudoers. To edit that file, run "sudo visudo"

> In my experience Mythtv 0.24 > 0.26 this is normal operation.
> If the frontend is not used from boot the backend will start and stop
> the machine as required.
> Once the frontend has connected the machine will obviously not shut down
> until the frontend is closed.
> When the frontend is closed the machine will shut down if no recording
> is expected within the time limit.

He didn't say that the frontend is still running when the PC doesn't
shut down.

"...I’ve used the frontend to watch a show..."

I thought he knows that and closed the frontend after using it.

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