[mythtv-users] wakeonlan the backend at boot from a client

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Sun Nov 25 18:01:19 UTC 2007

Yves de Brauer wrote:
> As my backend uses Shutdown/Wakeup to save power, I want to wake it up 
> with "wakeonlan".
> So when I start the client, it boots, then starts X, then starts 
> mythwelcome. At that moment it sends a wakeonlan...
> But it is quite long and I would prefer the wakeonlan command to be sent 
> earlier as soon as the network is up on the client.

On Fedora you can create the /sbin/ifup-local script, which will be 
called with the name of the interface when this interface is brought up.

See /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifup-post for details.


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