[mythtv-users] mythwelcome auto exit mythfrontend
mythtv at sky.com
Wed Jan 28 10:42:15 UTC 2009
On 1/28/09, Don Bossung <dbossung at windstream.net> wrote:
> I have a headless dedicated backend (Mythdora 5.0 - FC8/Myth 0.21) and have
> used a number of resources to setup my smoothwall router to auto wol the
> backend when a recording starts implementing mythwelcome et al. (I can't use
> acpi or suspend to ram as this is a dell pe2650 and I can't get it to use
> My last problem is that mythwelcome will not start its shutdown timer until
> I start mythfrontend on the backend machine and then esc out of mythfrontend
> back to the mythwelcome screen. Then the countdown starts and all works well
> from there.
> This all seems kinda counter to the idea of a dedicated backend since it is
> a headless server and I don't use mythfrontend on it at all.
> So, my question is, how do I get MythWelcome to just 'kick in' to its
> counter rather than sitting there saying idle until mythfrontend is started
> and then exited.
> BTW, I am aware that this has likely been asked and answered before, but
> I'll be dog-goned if I can find it.
Uncheck the 'Block Shutdown Before Client Connected' setting in
mythtv-setup. Also there is a setting on MythWelcome's settings page to not
start the frontend when starting up manually.
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