[mythtv-users] Run Mythcommflag on slave?

Torsten Schenkel mythtv at isl.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sun Jun 12 15:26:30 UTC 2005

Am Sonntag, den 12.06.2005, 11:21 -0400 schrieb Chris Pinkham:
> > my master backend/frontend combo is running on a small epia machine.
> > Therefore commflagging takes quite long and uses valuable cpu cycles.
> > 
> > My workstation is running a slave backend, which would be much faster
> > and less critical with cpu cycle usage.
> > 
> > Is there a possibility to get the slave do the commfalgging or
> > transcoding? Recording will be done mostly on the master.
> Sure, just go into the backend setup program on your master and turn
> OFF the setting that allows the master to run commflagging jobs.  Then
> all commflagging jobs will run on your slave.  The setting is called
> "Allow Commercial Detection jobs" and there are equivalent settings for
> the User Jobs as well.  Make sure that you have the "Run Jobs 
> only on original recording host" setting turned OFF as well, otherwise
> the recordings that recorded on your master would never get flagged.

Thanks, that's what I had, but it wouldn't do what I wanted. I resetup
the slave to use the same directory (nfs-shared from the master backend)
for the recordings and now it works, I'll recheck if it will still work
with the recording directory set to seperate directories.

Thanks a lot,


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