[mythtv-users] mythmusic on frontend or backend?

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 20:40:32 UTC 2005

On 6/30/05, Sameer Verma <sameer.verma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am looking for pointers to a document that can explain config. of
> mythmusic across a backend and a frontend on two different machines.
> Most of the info I find assumes that the frontend and backend are on
> the same box.
> I am assuming that just like with mythtv, I should be able to host
> music on the backend and then stream it to the frontend...Any help
> would be great!

As with mythvideo, mythmusic accesses media files outside of the myth
protocols (I'm pretty sure). Host the data on a network mount (or even
a separate machine) such as nfs, and then it becomes available to all
machines on the network to use, even if they're not running mythtv at


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