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

Pete Cable petercable at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 11:47:40 EDT 2005

On 7/20/05, Josh Burks <dotnofoolin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/20/05, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip> 
> >    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...)
> <snip>
> 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.

or you could configure lirc to shut the machine down using a button on
the remote control.....


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