[mythtv-users] Power up the system with the remote control
jon at sd-6.org
Wed Mar 28 23:52:15 UTC 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Yan Seiner
> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 6:35 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Power up the system with the
> remote control
> Jon wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> >> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Luca Lucchesi
> >> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 6:00 PM
> >> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> >> Subject: [mythtv-users] Power up the system with the remote control
> >> Hi.
> >> Is there a way to power up the system with the remote?
> > Probably, but depends on the hardware. For instance: I
> have a usb remote.
> > My bios has wake on usb. My usb bus is powered by standby
> voltage. I can
> > see the reciever is getting the signal from the remote.
> Still no power on.
> I would guess that the USB receiver is still dumb - all the
> is done by the CPU. The receiver would have to have intelligence.
> The only thing I can think of would be to build a receiver
> with a PIC in
> it that would monitor the signal. When it got a Power On it would
> tickle the USB bus in whatever way it needs tickling, or
> perhaps use a
> WOL header or something....
> But the key is that it would have to have enough intelligence
> to decode
> the remote, and pick out only the Power On signal. Otherwise every
> stray IR signal would turn your PC on.
Actually I was hoping and would expect that any keypress would activate it.
Much like wake on keyboard.
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