[mythtv-users] Multiple Frontends / Backends

Jay Swackhamer Jay at RebootTheUser.com
Thu Jul 1 14:00:24 EDT 2004

All you need to do on the frontend machines, is to edit the mysql.txt file
to point at your backend server.

/etc/mythtv/mysql.txt with a gentoo ebuild

> John Goerzen wrote:
>>Is it required to have a mythbackend on a machine that runs mythfrondend
>>and has no capture cards?  I couldn't figure out how to make
>>mythfrontend talk to a different backend server, especially since
>>mythtv-setup is part of the backend package (!).
> Yes it is.
> mythtv-setup is something created by your package maintainer and should
> either a) be split off on it's own or b) be installed with both the
> front and backend pieces.
> At any rate, run the setup once to configure the master backend server
> info then uninstall the backend if needed.
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