[mythtv-users] Frontend Wake Backend but not start
douglas.mackay at gmail.com
Mon Apr 19 18:12:24 UTC 2010
On 19 April 2010 00:52, <glenhawk at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
> On the weekend I finally got around to programming the Lounge room frontend to wake the server if it is switched on while the server is off.
> I just used the command:
> wakeonlan ma:ca:dd:re:ss
> ...and I initially maxed out the wait time and number of retries (60sec, 10x).
> The backend successfully switched on and the frontend started once it could see the backend.
> I then switched everything off and tried again.
> This time the frontend powered up, triggered the server and then at one point it looked like it was starting and then it crashed back out to the desktop. I waited a few more minutes and then the backend switched back off again.
> Sometimes if the frontend PC is already on but not starting mythfrontend (eg. after it has failed directly after boot), I can start Mythfrontend from the applications menu and it will wake the backend and successfully start the frontend.
> If the backend is running and I boot the frontend it will start up mythfrontend perfectly.
> However I have so far not noticed a single time that it has successfully woken the backend and then started the frontend software from boot.
> Anyone else experienced this?
> Running Mythbuntu 9.10, MythTV 0.22 fixes
Maybe same bug as https://bugs.launchpad.net/mythbuntu/+bug/514727?
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