[mythtv] RFE: Allowing backend to trigger S3 sleep while frontend is connected and idle

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Tue Sep 27 15:58:46 UTC 2011

On 27/09/2011 14:34, Dan Wilga wrote:
> I guess the ability to launch an arbitrary command would be best for me.
> My family will often exit the room for extended periods of time, leaving
> the computer and power-hungry plasma screen on. If it was an arbitrary
> command, I could use a blaster to tell the TV to shut off and then
> suspend the PC.

not a good idea with a plasma. screen burn is a very real problem.
i know the manufacturers say that it is mostly solved - but in reality 
it is not.

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