[mythtv-users] init.d

Daryl McDonald darylangela at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 11:54:29 UTC 2020

On Sat, Sep 12, 2020 at 6:40 AM Swanseasurfing <swanseasurfing at gmail.com>

>>> As usual a very detailed and interesting reply, which I will study
>> further. The reason I thought I'd like the DB_backup run before shutdown
>> is, my past problems have occured  after an evening of recordings, which
>> don't get backed up until the system turns on, and the system doesn't turn
>> on because something borked.
> It‘s interesting to read about the anacron approach. I use a
> script-approach and that seems to work since years. But I had no need to
> restore or recover the database due to errors.
> I use mythwelcome. When the system is idle then a shutdown script will be
> started. It runs checks (is mythshutdown safe? Is there a samba connection
> left? ...), runs fstrim and a database backup once a day and shuts down the
> backend machine.
> But when I use the Shutdown menu option on the mythwelcome screen, then
> mythshutdown is called directly - my script will not be used. So a quick
> shutdown is possible as well.
> If this seems to be interesting for your use case I would fiddle out the
> script and send it to you.
> Kind Regards
>   Jens
> Yes, Jens this sounds very interesting to me, I would very much appreciate
your script, thank you.
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