[mythtv-users] frontend won't shutdown on a combinded FE/BE

Michael Watson michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Fri Sep 28 20:33:52 UTC 2012

On 29/09/2012 3:38 AM, stinga wrote:
> On 28/09/12 09:49, Gordon Taylor wrote:
>> On 28/09/12 20:06, stinga wrote:
>>> On 28/09/12 08:34, stinga wrote:
>>>> I am using linhes as my base for mythtv and I would like it to 
>>>> shut-down when not in use.
>>>> It never does though.
>>>> I am using mythwelcome and at the moment it says idle next 
>>>> recording in 4 hours and it will just sit there doing.
>>>> What can I look at to try and work out why it won't shutdown? 
>>> Never mind,
>>> I will upgrade first to latest linhes release which will give me a 
>>> newer mythtv release.
>>> Lets see if that does anything to help.
>> I am not sure exactly what you are wishing to do, or why you would 
>> wish to. I am not sure that one can shut down the front end on a 
>> standalone machine. There is an option in the menu to put the front 
>> end into Standby mode.
>> It is the backend which is giving that Idle, next recording in four 
>> hours message.
> Hmm, I meant backend of course!

No, Frontend will not shutdown automatically by itself (you have to 
devise a way to do this yourself, search this list, you will find a 
couple of examples to shutdown mythfrontend cleanly).

Have you looked through http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Mythwelcome

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