[vdr] New shutdown procedure not working as expected

Udo Richter udo_richter at gmx.de
Fri Aug 10 23:26:14 CEST 2007


Stone wrote:
> I noticed my vdr-1.5.6 did an emergency shutdown when I had poor signal 
> reception during a recording, which in itself is a fine thing to do... 
> but my "runvdr" script didn't seem to catch the bad exit code (exit 1) 
> when vdr did that, so VDR never restarted. 
> 
> Does this have to do with the children spawning the exit code?

No, the exit code of VDR is independent of what the script returns. 
You're sure that it did not exit with 0 or 2? Maybe some other problem 
prevented the next restart?

Cheers,

Udo




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