[mythtv-users] power off and on frontend only with remote

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Sep 7 01:41:20 UTC 2006

Sam Wong wrote:
> Allan Wilson wrote:
>> I pretty much have discovered how to associate the hibernate command 
>> with a button on the remote. I still haven't discovered how to get 
>> permission to run hibernate without sudo command in Ubuntu but it 
>> works using sudo and typing password. I did read how my motherboard 
>> has an option to wake from power off by some usb devices but I don't 
>> know enough about apci to know what my options are.
> Yes most motherboard support wake up from USB, from COM (Ring signal), 
> but it's useless unless the deveice (Receiver) support this feature.
> In other words, unless you see a device that allow you to program a 
> specific button for wakeup, the chance of supporting this is low. I am 
> not aware of any IR receiving device supporting this, please do let 
> me/us know if there is one =)

It has a WOL port, and supposedly allows you to turn the PC on. I have 
one, but have not used the WOL feature. It works great as an IR receiver.


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