On Fri, 15 May 2009 13:55:03 -0700, VDR User wrote
> What's the best way to shut down VDR without the process exiting
> prematurely? By that I mean before it has performed all of it's
> cleanup tasks (like saving setup.conf, channels.conf, etc). I was
> told that the method that comes with runvdr ("/usr/bin/killall -q
> -TERM") kills it instantly and it doesn't have time to do cleanup.
VDR catches the TERM signal and terminates gracefully. You were told wrong.
> Also, can an svdrp command be added to perform a VDR shutdown? I
> notice the svdrp command "QUIT" described as "Exit VDR" but after
> testing this command, nothing happened.
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