[mythtv-users] backend / frontend not completly clear to me

James Oltman cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 17:39:09 UTC 2005

I have never installed an emulator, but I assume it is the same as with any 
other program. It would be installed on the frontend and not have anything 
to do with the backend. This is of course assuming that you aren't using NFS 
to mount your / to the frontend.

On 8/18/05, Roel Gielen <r.gielen at home.nl> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just joined the mailing list because I couldnt find the awnser I was
> looking for the "regular" way.
> When I install mythtv on the computer that resides in my basement. And
> install the frontend on a other computer. In how far does the frontend
> give me control over mythtv? When I install an emulator plugin, does it
> run at a decent speed to play, regarding the network latency?
> Or would it better for me to install the frontend and backend on the
> same computer? wich means for me to spend extra money on buying a silent
> computer.
> Hope there are some people out there who can clear a few things up for
> me, regarding the frontend.
> Greetings R
> sorry for my english, never was my strongest point.
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