[mythtv-users] MythTV and power cuts
drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 22:19:31 UTC 2012
> I am looking for suggestions on how to keep going a mythtv machine in
> a place which has a lot of powercuts. Until now I have been using an
> APC ups along with excellent apcupsd software to switch off the
> machine on power failure and bring it back on when power restoration.
> Unfortunately, I have had to change the batteries every couple of
> months since they stop holding their power after a few cycles.
> I am wondering whether i can do away with the UPS and build a system
> which can survive power cuts. Is it possible to have a ready only
> rootfs and have mysql/mythtv BE on an separate rw file system which is
> Any other idea?
I get 3+ years on my 1000VA PowerComm King Pro UPS that powers my
master backend. It also provides about 1 hour runtime this system that
idles around 100W.
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