[mythtv-users] Secondary viewing location help

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 13:48:33 UTC 2008

On 04/09/2008, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 04 September 2008 06:36:22 am Allen Edwards wrote:
>  > I don't know how to solve the sound issue.  Sounds like you would need two
>  > different versions of the program (two data bases, two setups, etc), not
>  > just two instances, with each somehow targeting a different sound card.  I
>  > don't know how to do that or if that can be done.
> Look around the config.  There is a way to create multiple configs for the
>  same machine.  The soundcard is easy; you just tell it which DSP or ALSA
>  device to use.  Again, fish around in the config.

i) Use custom identifiers for multiple configs on the same host

ii) Use different LIRC devices so each remote only controls one
instance of mythfrontend

iii) Specify a different audio ouput device and mixer for each instance running

Nick Morrott

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