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

Allan Wilson allanwilson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 14:25:06 UTC 2006

On 9/12/06, Allan Stirling <Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Allan.
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I have the MCEUSB2 remote and putting my computer in hibernate mode so any
more details on how this works and if you are using it would be great.

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