[vdr] New shutdown procedure not working as expected

Petri Helin phelin at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 9 20:52:37 CEST 2007


Udo Richter wrote:
> Petri Helin wrote:
>> Udo Richter wrote:
>>> In any case, try dumping the return value to syslog, I would really like 
>>> to know what additional flag is set on the return value.
>>>
>> I got 6, 9 and 11 when I did some debugging earlier.
> 
> I *think* that these are kill signals received by the child process. 
> Which is strange, as the child does an exit immediately. (Unless you're 
> somewhere between 1.5.1 and 1.5.3 - this changed in 1.5.4)
> 
> 6 is SIGABRT, 11 is SIGSEGV and 9 is SIGKILL.
> 
> 

I use version 1.5.6. I tested with my normal shutdown script and with a 
script that just does an "exit 0". No difference there. Can the script 
itself have any influence on the return value?

-Petri



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