[vdr] auto shutdown (-s) question

Ville Skyttä ville.skytta at iki.fi
Sat Feb 7 11:34:42 CET 2009


On Saturday 07 February 2009, Ville Skyttä wrote:
> On Saturday 07 February 2009, Udo Richter wrote:
> > On 06.02.2009 13:49, Alex Betis wrote:
> > > I'm playing now with autoshutdown script (the one that is specified
> > > with -s switch) and have a question.
> > > When power button is pressed, VDR calls the script, but lets say the
> > > script decided not to
> > > shutdown the PC (other background work is done). I see that VDR shows a
> > > countdown of
> > > 5 minutes saying that it will shutdown soon.
> >
> > VDR does not know whether the shutdown script initiated the shutdown or
> > decided to ignore it,
>
> I suppose it would be quite easy to implement that and maybe some other
> scenarios as well using shutdown script exit statuses.  For example exit
> status 0 = shutdown successfully initiated (already in current VDR), 10 =
> shutdown ignored, 11 = something else, 12 = something else, anything else =
> an unexpected error occurred.

...and based on some criteria, stdout and/or stderr from the script could be 
displayed on the OSD.




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