[mythtv-users] RE: Xbox 'Shutdown' feature broken
John P. Mitchell
john at cepros.com
Sun May 29 01:27:49 UTC 2005
1. Switch to the root user from the command line like so:
2. Find halt:
find / -name "halt"
2. Long list the file (guessing on the path):
ls -la /sbin/halt
3. Set the permissions as appropriate:
chmod +s /sbin/halt
> The user running Myth on the Xbox by default is not 'root' so a
> permission issue makes sense.
> How can I make that change or verify that it needs to be changed? Can
> that be done from the command line?
> On 5/28/05, John Stubbs <john_stubbs at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> >I'm running Xebian on my Xbox frontend running Myth .18 and when
>> >exiting the front end the option exists to shutdown the Xbox but that
>> >feature doesn't work for me.
>> >Is there a fix for that feature or a permission setting that needs to
>> >be changed?
>> It's a permission problem- make sure whatever user you run myth as
>> 'live') can shutdown the machine from the command line- I think myth
>> the 'halt' command by default, so that needs to work.
>> You could use sudo to allow it to work, or, more insecure is just "chmod
>> /sbin/halt" or something to that effect (as root).
>> John Stubbs
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