[mythtv-users] Can one PC serve two frontend users independently?

Bill Omer bill.omer at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 18:09:16 UTC 2007

On Nov 7, 2007 12:59 PM, Bill Omer <bill.omer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2007 12:37 PM, nospam312 <nospam312 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a PC working as a frontend and backend.  Is it possible for
> > this one PC to have the backend and two frontends or does each
> > frontend need to be on seperate PC's.
> No, not possible.  You don't *have* to use a pc though.  There are
> other options, like an xbox or MediaMVP.
> >
> > I have a NVIDIA 5200 gfx card which has a VGA and SVIDEO output so if
> > Linux/MythTV supported it I guess it could be possible for one user to
> > see their frontend on VGA and another user to see their completely
> > different frontend on SVIDEO?
> >
> Can't be done.

Actually ... this can be done!


Like Steve pointed out, you'll need two sound cards, but I believe you
can select which audio device to use within mythfrontend.

Bill Omer

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