[mythtv-users] BackEnd FrontEnd, how does it work??

zoiks2004-ivtv at yahoo.com zoiks2004-ivtv at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 13 01:45:59 EDT 2005

OK, how do you get it to stream?  When I ran the fe on
a laptop, it didn't stream recordings automatically; I
had to nfs mount the store directory.

--- Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:

> >Apaprently you don't know about Myth recordings
> either ;-)
> >
> >No nfs mounts are involved.  All playback on Myth
> frontends 
> >takes place via the myth protocol.  If you want to
> watch videos 
> >stored on the frontend streamed from the backend,
> THAT is 
> >when you need nfs mounts.
> >  
> >
> My understand is that it works both ways.  If the
> frontend has direct 
> access to the files via NFS/SAMBA/ETC then it will
> use it otherwise it 
> will stream the files.
> Kevin
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