[mythtv-users] Can I have multiple back ends act as one?

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 15:53:13 EST 2005

On 14/11/05, Carl Fongheiser <carlfongheiser at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/14/05, Angel Gabriel <angelisonline at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I guess the question i really wanted to ask was, can I configure
> > multiple backends to act as one back end?
> >
> > By this I mean, that on my front end machine, when I select a show
> > regardless of where it is on my network, it'll show up, and play. For
> > example, I have three machines that I want to use to hold content...
> > and they are called TVSHOWS, MOVIETIME and FUTUREFILMS *those are the
> > actual hostnames (don't ask)* I want my front ends to be able to
> > access stuff from any of the backends, without having to be
> > reconfigured to connect to each backend
>  That's how slave backends work right now.

As long as the material was recorded by MythTV. External content on
multiple machines that is played via xine or mplayer will still need
to be on a network share to be visible at the same time from all


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