[mythtv-users] Starting mythfrontend remotely via web

Wes Brown thewbman at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 05:45:44 UTC 2011

I think WOL is only used for turning on a computer that has shutdown,
right?  I just want to start a program (mythfrontend) on an already running

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 9:25 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:

> On 02/23/2011 03:55 AM, Wes Brown wrote:
> > That webmyth_service.cpp runs on the phone itself, not on the frontend
> > host.  I don't think it would have any way to trigger a frontend
> > launch remotely.
> Sounds like you want wake on LAN.  You may need to have your web server
> (on the same network as mythfrontend host) send the packet, though,
> since WOL packets aren't generally routable.
> Mike
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