[mythtv-users] mythfrontend configuration - where is it stored?

Josh Burks dotnofoolin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 15:24:53 EDT 2005

On 7/20/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
>    What disappoints me about this answer is that I want to ship two
> new frontend machines to my parents. Up until this little roadblock
> all I needed to edit in their config to put the machines on their
> network is the info in the .mythtv/mysql.txt file to point to their
> backend server and the machines should come up and see the backend.
> This will allow them to watch programs and use the machine, but they
> won't be able to shut the machines off as they won't have access to
> this one command. Since these machines have no keyboards, they cannot
> type in the command themselves. Fixing this means getting remote
> access to their network through ssh, which I have, so it can be fixed.
> (I think....but it may be a bit difficult...)

I may be speaking out my butt here, but I believe you can use APM and
configure it to catch the power button signals. By doing this they
could press the power button on the case, and APM would gracefully
shutdown the box.


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