[mythtv-users] shutting down

victor rajewski askvictor at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 07:28:21 UTC 2007

On 10/20/07, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com> wrote:
> your ACPI daemon catches the buttons and runs the commands you want.
> You can do it this way:
> mythshutdown -s 1 -v all | grep 'status returned: 0' >/dev/null
> if [ $? == 0 ]; then
>     shutdown -h now
> fi

Looking back at this, it seems a cleaner way to do this would be:

if [ mythshutdown -s ]; then
   shutdown -h now

since mythshutdown -s returns 0 if it's idle, which equates to true in bash.

But then I'm just an efficiency geek.


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