[mythtv-users] MythTV backend running on NVIDIA Ka-el, 35W replaced by

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Mar 9 16:37:37 UTC 2011

On 03/09/2011 11:26 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 03/09/2011 02:07 AM, Gary Dawes wrote:
>> two of the main reasons I went (besides saving money) for the
>> pogoplug, was that I wanted mythweb  availability when I am at work,
>> or out and about (in case I need to set something to record), and that
>> wakeonlan was a lot more reliable for me than ACPI wakeup on a single
>> machine. I can add a torrent server, home automation (just bought a
>> telldus tellstick) etc to the pogoplug....
> So, since the "ACPI wakeup" actually just runs a script, have that
> script--on a real master backend with real hardware that can actually do
> the job--send a message to some underpowered, always-on hardware (the
> PogoPlug) and have it wake-on-lan the master backend when it's time for
> the next recording.
> You could also set up the web server to accept a request that triggers
> the wake-on-lan so you can get to your MythWeb.

Seems I was remiss in pointing out an off-the-shelf "real-hardware" 
system that idles at the same 10W as your underpowered hardware:  the 
Mac Mini.



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