[mythtv-users] Auto shutdown of frontend

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Jan 25 14:43:56 UTC 2008

Taco Mel wrote:
> I have two myth frontends and I would like to put in a
> cron job that shuts these down at 9:00 AM on Monday
> through Friday.  The idea being, both I and my wife
> will have left for work, and I don't want the machines
> on all day with nobody watching them.  Scheduling such
> a cron job would be easy.
Is there any particular reason you are leaving these on overnight? If these are 
frontends only, you might just as well switch them off when you go to bed. After 
all, would you leave the TV on overnight, just to turn it off when you leave for 

Mike Perkins

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