[mythtv-users] Long time Mythwelcome bugs?

Neil Cooper neilcoo at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Aug 18 20:15:42 UTC 2011

--- On Wed, 8/17/11, Douglas Mackay <douglas.mackay at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Douglas Mackay <douglas.mackay at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Long time Mythwelcome bugs?
> To: "Discussion about MythTV" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 4:13 PM
> On 17 August 2011 21:22, Neil Cooper
> <neilcoo at yahoo.co.uk>
> wrote:
> >
> > Wouldn't it be better to change mythwelcome to
> determins if it was a scheduled wakeup by using the
> user-configured "time to start up before recording" instead
> of an arbitrary 15 minutes?
> It would be good if mythwelcome could determine if the
> current machine
> startup was due to an APCI RTC event, wol, or manual.
> If anyone is able to write a patch then hopefully the devs
> would look at it.
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I'm not so sure that there actually is any way for software to determine how the machine got to be powered up, which is why I suggested using "time to start up before recording".
Its not as perfect as knowing for sure the actual cause, but its much better than using an arbitrary 15 minutes.

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