[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu 12.04 and sleep

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Fri Sep 21 06:23:45 UTC 2012

On 21/09/2012 1:43 AM, David Edwards wrote:
> On 14 September 2012 23:33, Michael Watson
> <michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au> wrote:
>> #!/usr/bin/env python
>> <frontend exit script>
> Thanks, Michael; that saved me a whole lot of time!
> For reference, I found that I had to add a time.sleep(1) between each
> frontend command to make it reliable.
> Out of interest, does anyone know if there is a reason not to just
> "killall mythfrontend"? Notwithstanding that Mythbuntu makes this a
> little harder.
If you have created or edited a Music Playlist, then all changes will be 
lost (other than the title of the playlist) when mythfrontend is not 
shutdown correctly.  Previously, I use to just shutdown the machine, 
which forcibly killed the frontend without any other issues.

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