[mythtv-users] multiple frontends single backend

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Sat Mar 8 06:02:35 UTC 2003

You don't need the backend running on machines that you just want to
display video on.  You only need the backend to record video on a server.

Just setup /usr/local/share/mythtv/mysql.txt and then run mythfrontend
and go into setup and configure things how you want them for the new

> 	Right now I have a dual P3 setup to do my backend stuff.  I am trying to 
> setup some frontends that have no tv cards.  Every time I try to setup the 
> backend server to be a slave it complains about no video devices, if I put in 
> a fake one of course it can't get to it.
> How do I make the slave backend ignore the fact that I have no tuners?
> I can get this setup to work if I ssh forwrd ports 6544 and 6543.


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