[mythtv-users] Frontend powering up, all by itself?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 11 02:13:30 UTC 2007

On 09/10/2007 11:29 AM, Brad Fuller wrote:
> On 9/10/07, Bruce Smith <blubdog at gmail.com> wrote:
>> One quick question, the last few evenings I noticed my standalone
>> frontend box (separate from my main backend/frontend box) seems to be
>> powering itself on all by itself the last few evenings.  I normally
>> leave the frontend-only box powered off, unless I'm using it to watch
>> something on Myth.  At first I thought someone else in my house had
>> powered it on, until yesterday when I was the only one home and
>> noticed it was running (it was turned off earlier that day).  Is this
>> a new setting somewhere in Myth? (where?)  Does the backend send out a
>> WOL or something?  If so, where can I turn this off??? I've looked
>> though most of the settings screens and didn't find anything.
> did you check to see if you have Wake On Lan setting enabled in your bios?

Because--especially with some (poor) BIOS implementations--other data on
the network can trigger a wake up (even if it's not the supposed "magic


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