[vdr] Incorrect wakeup time

H. Langos henrik-vdr at prak.org
Wed Apr 22 15:04:32 CEST 2009

Hi Falk,

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 02:43:07PM +0200, Falk Spitzberg wrote:
> Hello,
> while playing with ACPI wakeup, i noticed that VDR always sets a
> wakeuptime of now+30 minutes, when the timeframe from 'now' to 'begin of
> next recording' is less than 30 Minutes.
> Is that intended behaviour?

Apparently it is:

> If a timer is currently recording, or a recording would start within the
> next 30 minutes (default for the "Min. event timeout" setup parameter), and
> the user insists in shutting down now, the first and second parameter will
> correspond to a time that is "Min. event timeout" minutes in the future.

I walked into the same trap when first playing with the automatic shutdown.
Maybe the syslog output could be improved to indicate if somebody hits this


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