I just finished a new dedicated HTPC Windows build, primarily for ROON but also for a 10tb movie HD. Everything is working fine, but I wonder what sort of power plan, if any, everyone is using?
I would like for the Core to sleep when not in use. Are there any ROON settings or other settings needed to wake-up the Core from sleep? I’m using Window 10 PC’s as remotes, along with Android & Apple phones. I would obviously like to use one of these to wake-up and access the Core HTPC.
What’s doable and what isn’t?
A Roon remote will not wake a Roon core. The core machine must be awake with Roon running in order for the remote to function. So, if you desire a wake on LAN feature, you will need to use additional software, such as remote desktop, to accomplish that.
You can hook up a wireless mouse or keyboard to wake up the PC or get a remote for a HTPC PC.
Hope this helps.
Personally I dont let a server application machine sleep. Sleep the display output or run headless (not of you use as a video server tho) but if you use HDMI out for ether A/V then some A/V processors might get upset too.
Thanks all for the advice. That gives me a clue as to perhaps what can and can not be done.