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Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#902 confirmed bug

Transmission settings issue after reboot

Reported by: tas@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: Firmware 2.3
Component: fon-plugin-transmission Version: 2.3.6.1 (Gari jr.)
Severity: normal
Cc: Hardware: both

Description

I setted upload and download limits on the preferences pane of the transmission webui. After reboot my settings was gone.

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comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by matthijs

  • Hardware changed from 2.0n (FON2300) to both
  • Milestone set to Firmware 2.3
  • Severity changed from unknown to normal
  • Status changed from new to confirmed

A quick look around the sources show that the transmission daemon does only save its settings when it exits (and directly after starting so any command line options are saved as well). This means that the settings are only saved when transmission is explicitly shut down through the webgui, I don't think that there is really a shutdown procedure for normal reboots.

It's probably best if tranmission would just save its settings whenever they change, but this is something that requires changes to the upstream source (so either a patch by Fon, or a change in a next upstream release).

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by decodecoding@…

Just for the record and for helping to figure out how fonera's transmission client works, I must say that in case you reboot your fonera through ssh console using the "reboot" command, those settings will not be lost.

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by Ghaffar

Aw, this was a incredibly qtiualy post. In theory I'd like to write like this as well taking time and real work to create a good article but what can I say I procrastinate alot and by no means appear to have a thing done.

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