[mythtv-users] Wake on lan for front end?

mythtv at blandford.net mythtv at blandford.net
Wed Sep 29 00:26:58 UTC 2010

On 09/28/2010 04:34 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 4:35 PM, Joe Henley<joehenley at kc.rr.com>  wrote:
>> What you describe is how I have my system set up.
>> I put the FE into S-3 at the end of every use.  Then when I want to watch
>> something again, it takes only seconds to restart.  I cycle thru S-3 to
>> active and back for weeks at a time with little to no problems.
>> I do have periodic problems; maybe once every month or two, where I have to
>> shut the FE down completely and then reboot.  My suspicion is that it's a
>> power glitch or similar issue.  I've never been able to find a software
>> cause for it.  And it takes only three or four minutes to power down
>> completely and reboot, so it's no big deal.
>> There are alot of folks who are doing similar things with the MiniMyth FE
>> package.  Check out www.minimyth.org.
>> Good luck!  Try MiniMyth -- you're going to like it.
> Yes - I second the recommendation for minimyth.  It suspends very well
> right out of the box.  I never could get a nfsroot setup to resume
> from suspend, so finding minimyth with the ram rootfs was a good
> thing.  It will auto setup almost everything for you.

I use minimyth with NFS and suspend to ram works just fine for me.


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