[mythtv-users] Running MythTV with no capture card?

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Sun Jun 26 23:03:38 UTC 2005

yes it is perfectly possible. install mythvideo and mythdvd.

i have been doing this until i got my capture card last week, and it has been going fine.

if u go to the "watch tv" entry in the menus it will tell you there is
no configured cards or no backend or something.

On Sun, 26 Jun 2005 15:59:20 -0700
JD Huntington wrote:

> Hello,
> I have a few questions about myth's functionality, and how I might go about 
> making a bit of a custom setup.
> I have a machine running mythtv, barely. The machine is not equipped with a 
> tuner card, because I do not have cable. If possible, I would like to be 
> able to use myth to be able to play an extensive library of backed up DVDs 
> and TV shows that I already have on my hard drive. Is this an easy thing to 
> do? So far, I have been unable to find anyone in my situation that has 
> posted a similar question, and I'm not really sure where to go. I seem to be 
> getting a lot of errors during setup because I have not defiened my capture 
> card correctly and whatnot. 
> If anyone has any suggestions or resources, it would be greatly appreciated.
> -JD

Nick Rout

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