[mythtv-users] Two frontends on one machine
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 6 04:22:31 UTC 2006
On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 11:57:00PM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 September 2006 11:53 pm, William Munson wrote:
> > Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > On 9/6/06, Rett D. Walters <rettw at rtwnetwork.com> wrote:
> > >> Is it possible to have two frontends running on one pc? For instance,
> > >> run once instance on a X screen at a high resolution with DVI to an
> > >> HDTV, and another on a second X screen via S-Video out to a regular TV?
> > >> I am trying to consolidate machines (have too many) and one to drive
> > >> both TV's would be great.
> > >
> > > Yes you can provided you use a different X screen.
> > > You'll need to TV adapter though, you can't watch the same channel on
> > > the two screens at the same time
> > Sure you can... at least in 0.20. One person watches the "live tv" and
> > the other watches the recording of live tv.... Basically you both get
> > it until the primary person changes channels. Then you are out of
> > luck... Better to watch everything sans commercials anyways.
> I keep meaning to allow multiple frontends to join in on the same live-tv
> instance. Should be rather easy to do, just haven't found the time..
Can you actually get video overlay on two separate displays at the same
time? Separate adapters?
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