[mythtv-users] Motherboard / case suggestions for early 2022 backend

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 20:22:32 UTC 2021

On Fri, Dec 10, 2021, 2:45 PM Jay Foster, <jayf0ster at roadrunner.com> wrote:

> On 12/10/2021 11:31 AM, Ian Evans wrote:
> > Late 2020, I had a thread "Slightly OT: Powering up remotely" that
> > discussed an issue with my mythtv box at home while I was in
> > self-imposed quarantine outside the city.
> [snip]
> I recently rebuilt my desktop with a new MB.  You mentioned powering up
> remotely in your post.  One thing I have noticed is that the ethernet
> adapters that are built into the MBs now no longer seem to support wake
> on LAN (WOL).  The ethernet chips do (they advertise it) and you can set
> it (via ethtool), but it has no effect (I don't think the chip is wired
> up to implement it).  This is a detail that is hard to determine before
> you purchase.  I also needed a kernel > = 5.10 to work with the newer
> ethernet chips (Ubuntu 20.04.1 + HWE).
> I like my old SilverStone case.  The MediaPC case I am using now is
> smaller (not as deep) which is a plus, but room for only 3 drives with
> little air flow for them.  When I do my next rebuild, I will go back to
> my old SilverStone case.


Sorry, the mention of powering up remotely from the previous thread was
more along the lines of addressable UPS and terminal servers for remotely
handling things like fdisk errors. So the mobo doesn't need this. So ignore
the mention of the previous thread,it was more of an update on a previous
issue. :-)

Which Silverstone case did you use?

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