[mythtv-users] MythTV without TV card

Tom van Wietmarschen aaargh at deepthought.student.utwente.nl
Tue Mar 4 19:43:08 UTC 2003


On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 11:21:31AM -0800, usenet at wingert.org wrote:
> I've done this with my MythTV.  I am using TiVos for SD-MPEG conversion so
> I don't want the TV module or the backend.
> 
> in MC/programs/mythfrontend/main.cpp
> comment out the line
> gContext->ConnectServer(server, port);
> 
> Only run mythfrontend (do not run mythtv or mythbackend).
> 
> I also took out the TV icon out of mainmenu.xml  This is somewhat of a pain,
> because setup (for mythweather) is in the TV menu.  I think each module
> should have its own setup screen instead of depending on another module.
> 
> Maybe we can add this for a future release?  (ie no backend and configurations
> inside the specific module)

Thanks for the instructions, I still have a few problems.

- The 'videos' item in the main menu does not have an icon
- After exiting the videos module the menu doesn't respond to keyboard input 
  anymore.
- how do I stop/pause/rewind/forward the video when it's playing.

Tom


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