[vdr] Change vdr shutdown command (into pm-suspend)

Matti Lehtimäki matti.lehtimaki at gmail.com
Fri Dec 6 19:09:17 CET 2013

On 12/06/2013 06:18 PM, cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl wrote:
> Hi All, I'm trying to make my TV server faster by calling pm-suspend
> instead of shutdown. I have made a script that stops vdr, unloads the
> DVB-t driver, suspend, resume, load the DVB-t driver, and restart
> VDR. This works nicely., see here for details:
> http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=109612 Now I'm trying to
> automate it. VDR is capable of shutting down the PC. This can be
> setup in /etc/default/vdr Is there any way to let VDR call pm-suspend
> instead of /sbin/shutdown? Where is the setting for it? Best
> regards, Cedric


VDR has a command line option '-s' which defines the shutdown command it uses.
Definition for the option can be found in the man page or in for example


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