[mythtv-users] Masterbackend to shutdown slave

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jan 6 16:37:16 UTC 2011

  On 01/06/2011 10:29 AM, Viktor Wadskog wrote:
> Hi!
> I have 2 mythbackends, one 24/7 on master with a dummy capture card and
> then the slave, hosting 2 capture cards.
> So when not in use, I want my master to shutdown the slave and then 
> wake it when there is an upcoming recording.
> So on page 6 in mythtv-setups General section in the "slaveservers" 
> box, my master is set like this:
> Sleep command: "path to script that shutsdowns my slave"
> Wake command: "MAC-adress to slave"
> Is that the right way to set it up ?
> The master never seems to shutdown the slave.
> I have no upcoming recordings, I'm not connected with a frontend and 
> there are no jobs pending.
> What might be wrong ?

Did you run mythtv-setup on every single slave backend and set Sleep 
command/Wake command for each?

Also, sounds like the slave backend isn't properly connecting to the 
master backend--likely a problem with the IP address settings on the 
slave backend or something.


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