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

Allan Wilson allanwilson at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 18:53:57 UTC 2006

On 9/7/06, Stef Coene <stef.coene at docum.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 07 September 2006 03:26, 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 =)
> I have a silverstone case and that has a imon usb remote:
> http://venky.ws/projects/imon/
> The power-on button on the receiver is working great.  A shutdown can be
> done
> when you exit mythtv.
> Stef
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Very interesting, I am glad you pointed me in the direction of the iMON it
looks like it is the best remote I have seen so far. Thanks

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