[mythtv-users] Combined fe/be - idle shutdown with mythfrontend running?
martin.ginkel at googlemail.com
Thu Mar 18 11:01:42 UTC 2010
2010/3/18 Chris Adams <rocket at extremelan.net>:
> The system wakes up to record
> and sleeps afterwards -
Is this reliable for your system?
For me this fails very often, therefore I already scripted some workarounds.
> I'd like to script something that allows the backend to shutdown if
> the frontend sits idle for however long, say 15 minutes. Most likely
> by killing the frontend or somehow disconnecting it from the backend.
> I'm wondering if people know of an idle timer anywhere in
Not really. There is a sleep timer for TV only but AFAIK no general
> (currently I'm planning to poll the telnet socket and kill the
> frontend if it sits at the same menu, but something more integrated
> would be nicer!)
Seems to be one valid thing to check. If you use the frontend just for TV and
video then something as simple as polling the AVG CPU-consumption of
process works quite well, if you consider a longer time-interval like
But leaving LiveTV on and just switching off the TV will keep you box running.
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