[mythtv-users] iptables not blocking traffic from MBE to SBE
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Nov 13 18:12:00 UTC 2008
Yan Seiner wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
>> Mache Creeger wrote:
>>> I want to disable a SBE/FE machine from operating so my thirteen year
>>> old cannot watch myth in lieu of doing his homework. I seem to be having
>>> problems getting iptables to lock out network traffic between it and the
>>> MBE. Any ideas what I am doing wrong?
>> Um, "Spare the Rod..."?
>> The power switch ?
>> Threats ?
>> Introduce a 13-year-old of the opposite gender into the equation ?
> Heh. Do what I do - put login limits into /etc/security/time.conf and
> then use cron to restart gdm. Also use cron to execute shutdown -h now
> when it's time to go do bed.
> My kids cannot log in to their computers before 5PM and after 7:45 AM.
> Works like a charm.
> Next, a serial cable to the TV so I can shut it down from cron (my TV
> has a serial port for limited control.)
> I wrote a xwall script that mimics wall and puts a message on x screens
> warning of impending doom - like forced logouts and shutdowns. :-)
You have teenage children who can't edit cron tables or pull out a serial plug?
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