[mythtv-users] Qucik Slave Backend Tuner Card Setup Question

Aleaxander alex at carbonated.com
Sun Feb 15 21:07:41 EST 2004

Jarod C. Wilson wrote:

> On Feb 15, 2004, at 16:48, Aleaxander wrote:
>> Just reinstalled MythTV on what I plan to make a Slave 
>> Backend/Frontend with a pvr-250 tuner card in it.  The Master 
>> Backend/Frontend has a pvr-250 in it as well and is working fine.  
>> This may be a dumb question, but where do I define the pvr-250 card in 
>> the the Slave Backend as the second card to record with?  I've looked 
>> through the docs and done several searches, but I can't find clear 
>> information this and I don't see it as an option in mythtvsetup anywhere.
> Start out by defining the first card on the master. Define the address 
> for the master for DBHostName in /usr/share/mythtv/mysql.txt on the 
> slave. Now run mythtvsetup on the slave and define your card. The card 
> in the master won't show up, but you are in fact defining the card in 
> the slave as the second card in your system as a whole.
> Oh, and do NOT choose to clear all cards from the database on the slave 
> machine, because while you can't see or define the cards on the master 
> with mythtvsetup on a slave, you can remove them from the database (been 
> there, done that by mistake).

Thanks!  That is what I've done, but the docs for MythTV say to skip 
configuring Video Sources:


However, a post to the list from jcaputo1_at_comcast.net says the opposite:


Should I configure Video Sources on the Slave Backend or will this mess 
up the Master Backend?



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