[mythtv-users] configuration problems: backend system

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 15:37:45 UTC 2007


On 2/28/07, James Chapman <jchapman at katalix.com> wrote:
>
> Does the master backend require at least 1 tuner?
>
> I'm trying to configure a backend system that has no tuners. The goal is
> to use it as a Myth-aware file server. It will be the master backend. I
> have no frontends configured yet.
>
> When trying to configure the backend, mythtv-setup succeeds but
> mythfilldatabase complains that no channel sources are defined.
>
> $ mythfilldatabase
> 2007-02-28 15:05:52.428 Using runtime prefix = /usr/local
> 2007-02-28 15:05:52.475 New DB connection, total: 1
> 2007-02-28 15:05:52.482 Connected to database 'mythconverg' at host:
> localhost
> 2007-02-28 15:05:52.488 There are no channel sources defined, did you
> run the setup program?
>
> Should this be a warning rather than an error?
>
> I'm using svn 12901 (checked out today).



If you have no tuners (or channel sources), there's no point in running
mythfilldatabase.

Carl Fongheiser
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