[mythtv-users] Before I tear my hair out can a slave BE...

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Thu Feb 5 12:27:50 UTC 2009

* On Wed Feb 04, 2009 at 10:57:51PM -0800, David Brodbeck wrote:
> When I was running a slave backend, I did it with a Perl script that  
> parsed the output of mythbackend --printsched and powered up the slave  
> via WOL when it saw an upcoming conflict.  A matching script on the  
> slave powered it down when it was idle and there were no upcoming  
> recording jobs for it.

My patch allows the scheduler to take into account slaves that have
been put to sleep so that it doesn't have to even generate conflicts.
If the slave doesn't wake up in time for whatever reason, the backend
will reschedule to work around the issue the best it can.


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