[RDD] Autostarting Rdairplay on bootup

Seth Stevenson rcflyer30 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 13:41:15 EDT 2016


Wayne,

I ran the script and it messed up the mysql database. I'm confused on how
to make your instructions work. Also how would I use visudo with the script
I made?

On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Wayne Merricks <
waynemerricks at thevoiceasia.com> wrote:

> You can do sudo if you add a NOPASSWD flag via visudo to the script you
> need to run as sudo but thats getting ahead.
>
> The Rivendell init script does three things:
>
> 1.  Create /var/run/rivendell and chown it to the rivendell group
> 2.  Run /usr/sbin/rdcleandirs (seems to be a relatively new thing, I don't
> remember seeing it in v2.11)
> 3.  Runs caed, ripcd and rdcatchd
>
> Other than the /var/run/rivendell bit you can run these as your logged in
> user, they don't need root access.  In some ways if you're using JACK it is
> actually easier not to run as root.
>
> The Pi uses Debian Jessie these days and I think systemd runs on that.
> You could try these scripts I made for Ubuntu 16.04, in principle it should
> work:
>
> http://rivendell.tryphon.org/wiki/UbuntuXenial#Systemd_Services
>
>
>
> On 29/06/16 17:41, Seth Stevenson wrote:
>
> /user/local/bin/caed etc do not seem to start rivendell. Only sudo
> /etc/init.d/rivendell start. I don't think you can have sudo run in a
> script though, can you? Don't know what else to try.
>
> On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:09 PM, Wayne Merricks <
> waynemerricks at thevoiceasia.com> wrote:
>
>> In theory you could replace the exec line with a script:
>>
>> Exec=/home/pi/startRivendell.sh
>>
>> #!/bin/bash
>> /usr/local/bin/caed &
>> /usr/local/bin/ripcd &
>> /usr/local/bin/rdcatchd &
>>
>> sleep 5
>>
>> /usr/local/bin/rdairplay
>>
>> remember to chmod it (chmod ug+x /home/pi/startRivendell.sh)
>>
>> You could also make the script wait until caed etc starts:
>>
>> #!/bin/bash
>>
>> #Wait for CAED
>> WAIT=1
>> while [ $WAIT == 1 ]; do
>>
>>   pidof caed >/dev/null
>>   if [[ $? -ne 0 ]]; then
>>     WAIT = 0
>>   fi
>>
>>   #Wait 1 second before trying again
>>   sleep 1
>>
>> done
>>
>> #Load airplay
>> /usr/local/bin/rdairplay
>>
>>
>> On 29/06/16 16:05, Seth Stevenson wrote:
>>
>> I did try the autostart route. It complained about missing daemons. I
>> this is because also in rc.local I have the daemons starting  as
>> /etc/init.d/rivendell start. From looking at system log it seems that the
>> programs in autostart happens before rc.local runs so rdairplay in
>> autostart doesn't seem the daemons. I guess the question then is how to
>> maybe start the daemons before autostart runs. I look around but didn't see
>> any way autostarting via gui. Thanks for your help!
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 10:42 AM, Wayne Merricks <
>> <waynemerricks at thevoiceasia.com>waynemerricks at thevoiceasia.com> wrote:
>>
>>> don't bother with rc.local it doesn't always work and its hard to figure
>>> out why.
>>>
>>> I have an older pi running wheezy as opposed to the newer jessie build.
>>>
>>> Inside the users directory I have this:
>>>
>>> /home/pi/.config/autostart
>>>
>>> I'm not sure if any scripts work here but the standard Linux desktop
>>> files work e.g. a file something like this:
>>>
>>> [Desktop Entry]
>>> Type=Application
>>> Exec=/usr/local/bin/rdairplay
>>>
>>> You can copy/paste an existing desktop file into here and it should
>>> work.  Also have a look around your system settings for startup
>>> applications, if you have that (I think the newer Pi OS' do) then just use
>>> the GUI to do it.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 29/06/16 15:32, Seth Stevenson wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I have been pulling my hair out trying to autostart rdairplay on a pi. I
>>> have created a script to do this called rdairplay located at
>>> /home/bananapi. I then added the script to rc.local like this. sudo sh
>>> /etc/init.d/rdairplay. I then go to terminal and run sudo
>>> /etc/init.d/rc.local start and it runs fine and rdairplay comes up. However
>>> when I reboot it does not run the rdairplay application. I have tried
>>> everything I know. Why would it run manually, but not on reboot. Is there a
>>> better or different way to do this?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Seth Stevenson
>>>
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>>
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