[mythtv-users] Help Wake Up Shutdown Not Working Since 12.04->16.04 and 0.26->0.28 Upgrade?

Curtis Gedak gedakc at gmail.com
Sat Jun 4 15:54:30 UTC 2016

On 2016-06-03 03:10 PM, nospam312 wrote:
> Can anyone help me with a problem I have with using MythWelcome with the
> latest Mythbuntu.
> I have configured as per the Wiki article.  I have added checks that wake
> up time is being set correctly and when I do a Mythwelcome, M, Shutdown Now
> it correctly shutdowns.
> However when I leave it idle for 5 minutes the countdown goes to 0, the
> script to set wakeup is run and is correct but the machine it not shutdown.
> I have increased my EIT Timeout to 2700, my sudoers is set to allow
> /sbin/shutdown and /usr/bin/mythshutdown for All No Password but I am still
> having problems.
> I have even manually run the commands and there are no password prompts and
> wakeup is set correctly and the PC shuts down and restarts at the correct
> time.
> I have had a look at the logs and nothing seems to stand out in either
> mythwelcome or mythbackend (just default logging) does anyone have any
> ideas on how to fix?
> Thanks

I wrote a tutorial on how to set up mythwelcome to automatically wake up
and shutdown MythTV.  You might compare your current setup to the
tutorial to see if any steps have been missed.

Configuring MythTV Automatic Wakeup and Shutdown


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