[mythtv] backend and frontend on different computers.

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Sat Feb 15 18:04:45 EST 2003

On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 10:50:40PM +0000, Brent Borghese wrote:

> Since most of the setup items are not in the database


> if we separate the frontend and backend, does that that mean that both
> computer will use the same themes's, output audio device, etc...

The backend does not use a theme, output audio device, etc.  The frontend
and backend settings are pretty much separate.

> Also, does a frontend box need to mount(NFS or Samba) the backend server's
> hard disk so the frontend can play the files?   Or does the backend stream
> the video/audio data to the frontend it self?

No, and yes.

 - mdz

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