[kwlug-disc] Building a new MythTV Frontend

Daniel Agar daniel at agar.ca
Mon Sep 28 12:37:16 EDT 2009


On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 13:35, Colin Mackay <zixiekat at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd definitely need a fan then.  The box I am looking to replace pretty much
> runs 24/7 under my TV in the living room.  It could shut down at night, but
> I find that I stay up way too late some nights and don't really want it to
> shut down in the middle of a movie...
>
> Thanks for all the responses; I'm still digging around, but you've all
> pointed me to some interesting items!
>
> I do like the look of the little Acer Revo.
>
> When I finish building this on paper, I'll submit it back here for
> inspection. ;)  It's nice to have multiple opinions (sometimes)...
>

Suspend is your friend. Get a proper MCE remote and you can put your
system to sleep or wake it up from the couch. You can even get a myth
box to automatically suspend when idle.



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