[mythtv-users] Video on slave backend

PAUL WILLIAMSON pwilliamson at mandtbank.com
Sun Jun 19 16:41:41 UTC 2005

>>> mythtv at isl.mach.uni-karlsruhe.de 06/19/05 12:37 PM >>>
Am Sonntag, den 19.06.2005, 12:29 -0400 schrieb PAUL WILLIAMSON:
> > I just set up a slave (non-master) backend.  I followed the 
> > docs and skipped the video card configuration.  I stopped the 
> > master backend, ran mythtvsetup and tried to set up a remote 
> > tuner card.  I could not find an option to tell the master backend

> > that the card was on a different machine.  Where do I put 
> > that information in?
> You have to configure the slave backend WITH the card information
> using mythtv-setup on the slave. Skip the sources configuration and
> connect the input on the slave to the source of the master.
> Note the difference between
> input -> card
> source -> channel/epg info
> HTH,
> Torsten

Ah, so configure the video card but not the sources?  Then go back 
into the master backend and configure the source (configured on
the backend)  to connect to the video card on the slave.  I'll 
give that a shot.  Thanks!

If it works, this reply is mostly for the archives.


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