[mythtv-users] Mythwelcome and ACPI wake up
fb517255 at skynet.be
fb517255 at skynet.be
Fri Nov 9 13:58:35 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 11:39 -0600, Craig Huff wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2007 11:28 AM, fb517255 at skynet.be <fb517255 at skynet.be> wrote:
> > Gents,
> > It's already a long time that I am trying to make a nice mythtv box.
> > Almost everything works correctly except the mythwelcome part.
> > What's happening? When mythtv does a shutdown it writes
> > to /roc/acpi/alarm and my pc wakes up correctly on the desired time.In
> > the start-up of the user I have made mythwelcome start automatically.
> > The strange this is that I don't have the mythwelcome screen but only
> > the mythfrontend which blocks the pc to do a shutdown after the
> > recording. What's going wrong?
> > Can somebody point me in the right direction please.
> > command used for start-up (added in .gnomerc)
> > sleep 10 && mythfrontend -v all > /tmp/mythfrontend.log 2>&1&
> > (log to big to be attached but I don't see anything special i it.)
Changed this command to start mythwelcome.
> > in the logfile mythbacked.log I found something like recordingstarting
> > in less as 15 min so auto start-up assumed.
> > mythwelcome settings:
> > nvram-wakeup command: sudo /usr/binMythWakeTime.sh
> > command to reboot: sudo shutdown -h -r -now
> > command to run to start the frontend: /usr/bin/mythfrontend
> > mythtv-setup settings
> > idle timeout: 300
> > max. wait time fro recording:5
> > Startup before rec:300
> > wakeup time format: yyyy-MM-dd hh:mm:ss
> > Set wakeuptime command: sudo /usr/binMythWakeTime.sh $time
> > server halt command: sudo mythshutdown --shutdown
> > The script /usr/binMythWakeTime.sh is a simple batch that writes its
> > arguments to /proc/acpi/alarm which seems to work as the pc wakes
> > correctly.
> You probably have the box checked to make mythwelcome automatically
> start mythfrontend when it (mythwelcome) starts. IIRC, it is in one of
> the two configuration dialogs accessible from the mythwelcome screen.
> One is accessed with the "i" key, the other with the F11 key.
> If this is your problem, you should end up in mythwelcome if you exit
> from mythfrontend.
Indeed this box is checked, but shouldn't it be? But the explanation of
this box says; mythwelcome will start FE if it is determined that it was
not started to record a program.
But it is started to record a program.
see BE log (2007-11-08 21:06:05.394 Recording starts soon, AUTO-Startup
On top of that, now that I start mythwelcome automatically I don't have
any mythtv screen anymore on my desktop after an auto-startup. No
mythwelcome or mythfrontend. The mythwelcome log is created so I suppose
The recording is taking place and pc shuts down after the recording but
only the gnome desktop is seen. I checked with ps -ef and didn't find
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