FireTV client not letting DVR server go to sleep


#21

The client count is still a problem. Since I wrote 3 days ago I haven't detected the computer going to sleep at all. I do not know why it did that day. Will continue to investigate. In the meantime, having a UI show me what clients are active would really help.


#22

I did some more investigation. I unplugged my FireTV and rebooted the computer for a fresh start.

summary
WebUI, recording, and Android app behave properly with respect to Busy and Client Count.
Amazon FireTV 4K continues to run in background keeping the client count = 1.
Force stop the Channels app allows Client Count = 0.

Drilling down to force stop every time I watch the client on FireTV is cumbersome.
I request either

  1. The app force stop itself when not in foreground
  2. be smart enough to know when in background to decrement Client Count
  3. Provide an exit/quit button in the app that will close it

Doug

Details
Watched Web UI on now TV.
Busy=T, client count=0, powercfg requests=Channels

Recording in progress.
Busy=T, client count=0, powercfg requests=Channels

Finished those processes.
Busy=F, client count=0, powercfg requests=none

Started Android app on phone.
Busy=F, client count=1, powercfg requests=Channels

Swiped to close android app.
Busy=F, client count=0, powercfg requests=none

Started FireTV app.
Busy=F, client count=1, powercfg requests=Channels

Return to home screen (only way to exit FireTV Channels)
Busy=F, client count=1, powercfg requests=Channels

Used utility app to view all apps running in background. Channels was.

Went to settings, apps, manage, and force stop Channels app
Busy=F, client count=0, powercfg requests=none


#23

Will fix for next build. This is how the app behaves on Apple TV, iPhone, android tablets etc


#24

This issue is fixed in today's 2.1.1 release.


#25

Yes it is! Thank you very much!