[mythtv-users] master backend without capture card

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 22:57:41 UTC 2005

> Quoting the docs: "The only hard-and-fast rule is that the Master
> backend must have a capture device defined, but shouldn't imply that
> the capture device in the Master backend must be the first capture
> card defined in the database."
> Taken from here: http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-22.html#ss22.13

How about faking it then?  Could one create a file called /dev/video0
and /dev/audio

And setup mythtv-setup with that?  Obviously it would be given a -50
priority, but it would save them from having to crack the case, and
from having to even spend the 15 bucks on the card.


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