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

Peter Bennett (cats22) cats22 at comcast.net
Sat Jun 4 16:14:29 UTC 2016

On 06/03/2016 05:10 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 would check the "pre Shutdown check-command". In 0.28 it calls that
more often than before, so maybe it is calling that again to check if
shutdown is still allowed, and getting a false the second time.

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