[mythtv-users] program remote's power key to stop mythfrontend?

Brian J. Murrell brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Thu Sep 22 19:13:07 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 20:02 +0100, Craig Tinson wrote:
> Dave Sherohman wrote:
> >Try pressing ESC half a dozen times...  Once you get to the shutdown
> >confirmation, ESC cancels the shutdown.  So this would have a 50/50
> >chance of working, depending on how deep you are in the Myth menus.
> >(Although you could set it to send an odd number of ESCs, so that if
> >it left you at the main menu the first time, you can hit it a second
> >time and it will...)
> >
> >  
> >
> ahh.. well spotted.. I should have checked this idea before posting it.. lol

Ahhh.  But this solution, prefixed by going to a jump-point -- where the
number of ESC's needed to exit are known could work.

Would look ugly though, all the screen flipping just before exiting.

An exit jump point is really what is needed I think.


My other computer is your Microsoft Windows server.

Brian J. Murrell
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