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

Marc Tousignant drayson at net1plus.com
Thu Jul 21 18:15:59 EDT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Josh Burks
> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 3:25 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] mythfrontend configuration - where is it
> stored?
> 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.
> Josh
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I assume they will have remotes with which to change the channels(since they
have no keyboards.) Configure the power button on the remote to shut down
the system.

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