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

Allan Stirling Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org
Tue Sep 12 09:17:39 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 =)
The MCE remote (MCEUSB2) does send a wake-up. You need to
configure things correctly and probably be in STR or
hibernate, rather than actually switched off.



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